33. Latoya Shauntay Snell - Multi-sport Athlete, Ultra Runner, Professional Chef, and 5' 3" Brooklynite force of nature
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Our guest today is multi-sport athlete, Ultra Runner, Professional Chef, self-described advocate and activist for body politics, and 5' 3" Brooklynite force of nature, Latoya Shauntay Snell - also known as the Running Fat Chef.
A quick glance at her Athlinks profile shows 112 races completed, over twelve hundred miles finished and in a span of just 28 days, she crossed finish lines at the Chicago Marathon, Javelina Jundred 60K, and the TCS New York City Marathon. She's a brand ambassador for Trek Bikes, a sponsored HOKA ONE ONE Athlete, and yet, she spends at least part of her time answering critics who say she doesn't "look like a runner".
She talks openly about her DNFs, her detractors, and the additional struggles that have strengthened her as an athlete, woman, wife and mother. She's on a mission to emancipate herself in order to help others see the power in themselves and judging by her successes both in and outside of racing - it's working.
Latoya Shauntay Snell on Athlinks
Latoya Shauntay Snell on Instagram
Running Fat Chef on Instagram
Running Fat Chef - Blog
Squirrels Nut Butter
Chasing Your Impossible on HOKA
Brand Ambassador Trek Bikes
A Beautiful Work in Progress - Mirna Valerio
That's the show, folks, Hope you enjoyed it - more people racing more often having more fun in the process is our mission at Athlinks.
Thanks again to Latoya Shauntay Snell, aka RunFatChef.
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