Morgan McDonald – Athlete Interview

We had the pleasure of working with @morganmcdonald__ to produce an IGTV episode. Let us know what you think! And who you want to see next!

For some of you who somehow may not know Morgan, here’s some of his achievements;
13.15 for 5000m, XC, Indoor and outdoor NCAA champion, National champion, World championship competitor and much much more…

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