Pace the Nation – Hiruni Wijerathna

Herndon alumna Hiruni Wijerathna talks about her professional running career, which includes several Sri Lankan records.

We start off at (5:19) with a discussion about hitting the exact mileage on your GPS watch.

At (11:48) we welcome our guest Hiruni Wijerathna, where we start out working on our letters and at (13:20) some basic geography.  At (14:39) she tells us how she got from Sri Lanka to Herndon and how she got her start in running.  At (17:03) we talk about her high school coach, former guest Pete Sherry.

At (18:01) Hiruni talks about going to run at the University of Kentucky.  At (23:10) we talk about running post collegiately,   At (25:42) we talk about running for Sri Lanka.   At (34:31) Hiruni tells us about training in Boulder with Hudson Elite and at (36:44) her full time job at Run Coach.

We are back at (41:33) to wrap up the interview.  At (43:50) we discuss a tweet about James K Polk.  At (49:15) we fire up the rumor mill.

At (51:05) Rebook has a new professional running group in Charlottesville.  At (54:19) UVA announces new cross country coaches.  At (59:09) we talk about the prime day and finally at (1:07:50) we have a transportation update on the vehicles from all three hosts.

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