Lindsey Swansen

Personal Records:
5K – 20:05, 10K – 43:34, 10 Mile – 1:09, 1/2 Marathon – 1:34, Marathon – 3:12

Lindsey Swansen started running in 2014. She ran her first half marathon and got hooked on running. She ran her first marathon in fall 2015 and fell in love with the marathon distance.

Lindsey joined NOVA in 2016 in an effort to improve on her marathon PR. She PRed not once, but twice, first beating her previous PR by 22 minutes at the Wineglass Marathon, running 3:25 and then following it up with a breakthrough 3:18 at Richmond Marathon only a few weeks later. After a maternity break, Lindsey returned strong in 2019. She PRed in every distance, including a new marathon PR of 3:12 at the RIchmond Marathon.

In addition to running, Lindsey is passionate about yoga and meditation. She also loves being a plant based athlete. She spends a lot of time cooking and baking nutritious vegan recipes. She loves doing home renovation projects and spending lots of time with her husband and young son.