It’s been nearly a year since we rolled out our #runsigns feature, starting with the Aquarians and now ending with the Capricorns, simultaneously the last sign of the old year and the first sign for the New Year. Happy birthday to our solo Salty Capricorn, Zest! Other notable Capricorn runners celebrating birthdays include Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce, Dathan Ritzenhein, Kathrine Switzer, and Nick Symmonds.
Many of us use the New Year to start anew with fresh goals and keeping the symbol of a stubborn goat in our heads might help us accomplish them. Kathrine Switzer’s sheer determination and ambition allowed for her to become the first woman to complete the Boston Marathon wearing a bib number, helping pave the way for the rest of us. In true Capricorn style, Shelly-Ann Fraser Pryce, known as the Pocket-Rocket, has single-mindedly pursued her goals to become one of, if not the best, sprinters in history.
Read on for more insights into any Capricorn runners you might know!