Ep 129: Irish Olympian Stephen Scullion on Dealing with ADHD, Alcoholism, and Running 2:09 Marathon
In this episode of Run with Fitpage, we have Olympian Stephen Scullion to discuss about his running journey. Stephen talks all about his running journey, fighting alcoholism, and more with our host Vikas Singh.
Stephen Scullion (born November 9, 1988) is an Irish middle-distance and long-distance runner. He has made a mark in various international competitions, showcasing his talent and determination. Born in Belfast and educated at Wellington College, Scullion has represented Northern Ireland in prestigious events such as the Commonwealth Games and European Athletics Championships. His achievements include an impressive tenth-place finish at the 2019 Houston Marathon, despite encountering a wrong turn during the race. He has qualified for major competitions like the World Championships and the 2020 Summer Olympics. Notable marathon performances include a second-place finish in the 2019 Dublin Marathon and an eleventh-place finish in the 2020 London Marathon. Scullion continues to make his mark in the world of long-distance running, representing Northern Ireland at the 2022 Commonwealth Games with a commendable tenth-place finish in the men’s marathon event. Stephen also coaches runners through his website joggingroom.com.
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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