Sabrina Slocum: A Sole Sista On The Run Explains How Fitness Has Always Been An Integral Part Of Her Life

by | Jul 23, 2022 | Podcast

Episode Overview

Sabrina Slocum has been active in sports since high school. She ran hurdles, ran 100m, played basketball and even participated in bodybuilding.   Sabrina has an  MBA, she is a marathoner, an ultra-marathoner, a triathlete. She unfortunately sustained an ankle fracture and had to work her way back. She is now back to running, biking, and swimming. The road  was not easy

Sabrina is also a podcast host, she’s the co-host of Sole Sistas On The Run. This podcast is based on live conversations that she’s had while running. The ultimate goal is to encourage uplift, inspire, and bring awareness to  issues that many face and promote the benefits of a healthy lifestyle.

We discuss in-depth her journey as an athlete, her approach to nutrition and fitness, among many other things.

Episode Highlights:  

  • How Sabrina started running and her journey with Black Girls Run.
  • Jump back in history to her high-school days.
  • Her experience in bodybuilding.
  • Her preparation for her first  marathon.
  • We discuss Sabrina’s greatest weakness in regards to multi-sports
  • Sabrina’s bucket list.
  • Sustaining an ankle injury and the challenge of living with a temporary disability.
  • Starting her own podcast and some words of advice.

Guest Bio:

Sabrina Slocum began her fitness journey in 2012 when she began running with Black Girls run. She was active in track and basketball while in high school, however, she also participated in two body-building competitions in her early thirties. It did not take long for Sabrina to progress in her running. She started running in 2012 and progressed to her first marathon in 2012. She has completed seven marathons, several half-marathons, 10k’s, 5k’s. She started her multi-sport journey in 2015. She has completed several sprints, Olympics and two 70.3 triathlons.

She is a fellow HBCU graduate, graduating from Tuskegee University with a B.S in Marketing. She also my Soror, a member of Delta Sigma Theta Incorporated. She has an MBA and worked for over 20 years in the mortgage industry. She changed careers and has served twelve years in higher education currently in the role as an Academic Advisor.

She is also a Podcast Co-Host of : Sole Sistas On the Run. ​​This podcast is based on live conversations she has while running. The ultimate goal is to encourage, uplift, inspire, and bring awareness to the issues that many face and promote the benefits of a healthy lifestyle.

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