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On this week’s episode of The Shakeout, we chat with NCAA distance runner Ben Flanagan. Originally from Kitchener, Ont., Ben is now a fifth year student at the University of Michigan and is preparing to race at the NCAA Division One Cross-Country Championships. Most recently, he won the NCAA Great Lakes Regional Cross-Country Championships at Terre Haute, Ind.


Ben Flanagan

Photo: Kyle Terwillegar/Michigan Athletics.


Ben shares his thoughts on coming back from an injury-laden 2016 season and his team and individual goals for the upcoming Championship race. We also find out more about his coaches, including multiple Canadian record holder Kevin Sullivan, what it’s like to come from a family of runners, and his future plans. 

READ MORE: The Flanagan clan: A family of runners


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