Meet Samantha Polock

What is your racing focus?
Mid-distance and Marathon

 

People, Places and Things

People: Who are some influential runners in your life? 
Rick Wohlhuter (uncle), Shalane Flanagan, Karen Harvey (college coach)
Places: What is your favorite place to run and why? 
Lake Shore! Miles and miles of beautiful sights and so many other runner and bikers to inspire you everyday.
Things: favorite running gear? 
Nike Zoom Fly Shoes

 
 
 

Race rituals

What is your go-to pre-workout or race meal?
Maple and Brown Sugar Instant Oatmeal
Do you have any specific pre-race rituals or superstitions? What are they?
Weird sprinter jumps on the starting line
What is your favorite way to celebrate a good race?
Sunday Funday and pizza

Past and future

What is your most memorable running moment? 
Winning the individual and team Illinois state championships my senior year in HS
What are some of your goals for 2018?
Run my very first marathon and set some new PRs at 5k, 10k, 10 mile.

 

 

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