An image of a young gazelle greets me as Caitlin Smith walks into the tiny coffee shop in Montclair Village above the hills of Oakland. She presents herself like the dancer of her childhood: lithe and delicate, yet strong. She is a two-time Olympic trials qualifier in the women’s marathon, boasting a 2:41:37 personal best.
If being one of the country’s best marathoners wasn’t enough, she’s also an ultra runner, placing first in the Tamalpa Headlands 50k this past August. The multi-talented Caitlin is a running coach, pilates trainer, yoga instructor, doula and artist. And I had the distinct pleasure of interviewing her! Read more >>