Shauna Anderson Explains How She Thinks Big, Determines Her Own Destiny, And Realizes Her Wildest Dreams

by | Oct 3, 2022 | Podcast

Shauna Anderson is a Mechanical engineer and mathematician who has taught for 25 years in the United States, Ethiopia and Taiwan.  She is a a graduate of an HBCU, Howard University. She obtained  a master’s degree from Harvard University. Shauna considers herself a citizen of the world having visited forty-seven countries and with the full intention of seeing more.

Not only has Shauna completed all of the six major world marathons, but also, run a marathon on all seven continents. She has also completed a triathlon, actually with only four days of training. 

She has run twenty full marathons, thirty-one  half marathons, bungee jumped in New Zealand, and driven herself 10,000 miles across the United States among many other adventures.

Her motto in life is a quote by Eric Thomas: “When you die, die on “E”…leave no dream left behind…leave no opportunity behind! Accomplish everything you can.”

Episode Highlights:

  • How Shauna started running .
  • Shauna’s first marathon – Boston Marathon.
  • Some memorable marathons, the best and worst of her experience.
  • The Antarctica marathon.
  • Shauna experience bungee jumping 
  • Shauna shares her bucket list.
  • Shauna shares some of her wisdom she has obtained over the years.

Guest Bio

Shauna Anderson is a mathematics teacher of 25 years who has taught in the U.S., Ethiopia, and Thailand. She has completed the world marathon majors and a full marathon on all seven continents. She did her first ever triathlon with four days’ notice just last year and spontaneously bungee jumped while in New Zealand, one of the 47 countries she has visited. She considers herself to be a citizen of the world. Her motto in life is a quote by Eric Thomas: “When you die, die on “E”…leave no dream left behind…leave no opportunity behind! Accomplish everything you can.”

Connect with Shauna Anderson

Shauna Anderson got featured on the Runner’s Magazine.

Catch Shauna on Instagram.

Catch Shauna’s blog.

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