Professional Runner Lauren Fleshman Talks to Mount Union Women's Cross Country Team

Lauren Fleshman, a professional runner from Eugene, Oregon, talks to the Mount Union women's cross country team about training.

Fleshman, who placed seventh in the 5k at the world championships this past summer, is a two-time USA Outdoor 5,000m Champion ('06, '10) and 2005 USA Outdoor 5,000m runner-up.  She ran in college at Stanford (Calif.) University and was a three-time NCAA 5,000m outdoor champion; 15-time NCAA All-American.

Mount Union assistant women's and men's cross country coach Dan Simpson and his fiance Jenna reached out to Fleshman this summer about her training manuals.  Below is a video Fleshman sent to the team.