Track and Field News has published an amazing Q&A that Jeff Hollobaugh conducted with Molly Seidel. It's a must-read. Read it now.https://trackandfieldnews.com/tfn-interview-molly-seidel/ Seidel talks about her past struggles and how Matt Sparks resurrected her career, what she was thinking heading into the Trials and the Olympics and her future plans. But what I love about her interviews and this one in particular is how honest she is. So many times in interviews, you might as well just have a publicity rep type it out as nothing of substance is said - it's just fluff, brand-friendly talking points. This is authentic. Case in point, when asked why Americans seem to do relatively better at the Olympic marathon than the majors,s she said the following.
There's a ton more in this interview - for example, she says she wants to run all the m ajors and will never break the AR in the 10k - so do yourself a favor and read it now.