Deena Kastor

Runner, wife, mom, motivational speaker
Mammoth Lakes, CA University of Arkansas

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So glad to share time with you on this site as I offer some great insights on how optimism fueled my running performances and granted me a more fulfilling life.


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Deena Kastor

Legend. Ground Breaker. Winner. Is there any other way to introduce Deena Kastor?


Deena's successes in running started early, as a five-time California state cross country and track champion competing for Agoura High School in Aguora Hills. From there, she attended University of Arkansas where there was no slowing her down. While earning a degree in English with a Creative Writing concentration and a minor in Journalism, Deena would earn four SEC titles and 8 All-American honors with the Razorbacks. After…

About Deena

  • Coach: Andrew Kastor
  • Agent: Ray Flynn
  • Training group: Mammoth Track Club
  • Philanthropic involvement: Academy for the Advancement of Children with Autism

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C Tolle Run: Deena Kastor

An Emotional Deena Kastor wins bronze at 2004 Olympics


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