How mindset helped me become a top U.S. marathon runner

Written by on July 30, 2022

This story is part of the Top of the Game series, where CNBC Make It delves into the habits, routines and mindsets that top athletes use to achieve peak performance and success.

Sometimes, it takes a while to figure out what you're best at doing.

Nell Rojas, one of the top marathoners in the U.S., knows that feeling well: The 34-year-old didn't start racing marathons until four years ago.

A successful steeplechase runner in college, Rojas spent most of her 20s working as a running coach . . .

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