Ep 116: How to Dream Big, and Achieve that Dream with Deirdre Keane, the Winner of the 2023 World Marathon Challenge
In this episode of Run with Fitpage, we have the female winner of the World Marathon Challenge 2023 – Deirdre Keane. Vikas and Deirdre talk about her journey to completing and winning the World Marathon Challenge and take you through a day-by-day journey of the incredible event in this episode.
Deirdre Keane is a remarkable nurse practitioner who has achieved the incredible feat of winning the World Marathon Challenge, where she ran 7 marathons on 7 continents in just 7 days. She completed the challenge by running 184 miles in 168 hours with an average timing of 3:49:23 hours. This challenge requires immense physical and logistical preparation, making it a remarkable achievement.
Keane is a highly accomplished nurse practitioner with expertise in oncology, pediatrics, family medicine, critical care, and evidence-based practice. She holds a Doctorate and Master’s of Nursing Practice degree from Columbia University and an MBA from NYU Stern School of Business, where she focused on Healthcare, Finance, and International Business. In addition to her impressive professional qualifications, she is also an avid distance runner with over 40 marathons and ultras completed.
About Vikas Singh:
Vikas Singh, an MBA from Chicago Booth, worked at Goldman Sachs, Morgan Stanley, APGlobale, and Reliance before coming up with the idea of democratizing fitness knowledge and helping beginners get on a fitness journey. Vikas is an avid long-distance runner, building fitpage to help people learn, train, and move better.
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