A Quarter Mile with Brooklyn Track Club

Each week, A Quarter Mile with will feature a club captain/runner as NYRR spotlights our club runners. We are coming off an unforgettable Popular® Brooklyn Half, so we're focusing on Brooklyn Track Club for this installment. 

Name: Cheryl Donald.

Club: Brooklyn Track Club.

Fartlek or Tempo? Tempo.

Favorite NYRR Race? Popular® Brooklyn Half.

Favorite Race Distance? Half-Marathon.

Favorite Distance to Run? Ten miles.

Running Hero? Eliud Kipchoge.

Post-Race Meal?
Pancakes, crispy bacon, and scrambled eggs.

Cold-Weather Running or Warm-Weather Running?
Both, I'm an all-weather runner.

Treadmills: Yay or Nay?

Where’s the Most Exotic Place You’ve Run?
Saint Croix.

Race-Day Inspiration Quote:
"Go hard or go home."

Toughest Race Course, in your opinion?
TCS New York City Marathon.

Song that Makes You Want to Go Faster?
Drake's "Nonstop."

You Can Run Alongside ANY Three People in the World: Who Are They?
Eliud Kipchoge, my coach Stephen Finley, and Florence Griffith Joyner (Flo-Jo).

What’s the best account you follow on Instagram (...other than NYRR, obviously)?

Describe your club in five words or less?
Dedicated, supportive, motivating, inspirational, and fast.

Check out previous editions of A Quarter Mile with North Brooklyn Runners and Prospect Park Track Club.

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