Roisin McGettigan ’03 – Setting and Achieving Goals

Roisin “Ro” McGettigan ’03 is a sports psychology coach and Olympic runner originally from Wicklow, Ireland. She competed at Providence College before turning professional under the tutelage of Ray Treacy ’82, head coach of the men’s and women’s cross country and track teams. McGettigan was an Olympic finalist in 2008 and is the Irish record holder in the steeplechase.

In addition to her running accomplishments, McGettigan is the co-author of the bestselling Believe Training Journal. In this episode, we discuss her running career and how the process of being intentional about your pursuits, and chronicling that journey, can help you achieve in any endeavor — including your 2018 New Year’s resolutions.

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