Kieffer dropped out of one of the first workouts they did together and McColgan made her go back to the track from the parking lot and finish.
Kieffer says she's faced comments about being "too big" for a runner her whole career and at one point it pushed her to cut too many calories and get a stress fracture. She says that now, "I feel lucky that I'm no longer so young and impressionable."
*MB: Allie Kieffer responds to comments about her weight/physique -- SELF magazine article
Keiffer talks about the lead up to her huge PB which included fighting through injury two weeks before. (Interview starts at 12:13 mark.)