Polina Carlson

Believe in the impossible. The body achieves what the mind believes.
Kailua, HI Hawaii Pacific University Kailua, HI

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Welcome! I’m so blessed to live my dream as a professional athlete and do what I love the most! Thank you for supporting my journey as I continue pursuing my goals!


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1,500 runners participated in Ekiden Race
Windy conditions both helpful, hurtful in Honolulu Marathon
Polina Carlson: Hawaii's leading lady when it comes to the Honolulu Marathon

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2015 Season Recap: Terrible, No Good, Very Bad Yesterday & Much Happier Things
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Polina Carlson

Finding running later than most professional runners, Polina was a competitive tennis player at the University of West Alabama before her coach noticed that she outran everyone in running drills, including the members of the men's team. His encouragement to work out with the cross country team to simply “stay in shape” for tennis led to her giving up tennis in order to focus solely on running. Since that time, Polina has seen success in her running career, taking victories at the 2014 Great Aloha Run, the 2013…

About Polina

  • Coach: Nathan Carlson
  • Special skills: Bilingual, Graphic Design, Personal Training and Web Development

Team Polina:

My 2013 XTERRA win

Ran 2:38:32, 5th American and over a min faster than last year. Houston marathon did not disappoint!! One step clos… https://t.co/8hyo9RlV8k

When times get hard and you feel like giving up, the consistent effort you put into achieving your goals will pay o… https://t.co/TuYu9O7s2B