Shawn Young is a USATF Level 1 certified coach. She has completed more than 240 road and track races at distances from the mile to the marathon, including three marathons and about 40 half-marathons. She has 30 top-10 age group placements, including seven finishes in the top three. Shawn is a former regular contributor to NYRR’s New York Runner magazine and an attentive follower of professional distance running.
Where is your favorite place to run in New York City?
Riverside Park, Prospect Park, and Brooklyn Waterfront.
What is your favorite NYRR race?
Popular® Brooklyn Half
What is your personal running motto?
"Do the work."