Magdalena Donahue

Magdalena Donahue is an author, scientist, avid runner, wife and mother. Magalena is a 2-time Olympic Trials Marathon Qualifier and avid runner, hiker, and outdoorswoman. She has three children: daughters 9 and 6 years old, and a 22-month old son. She recently published Colorado Rocks, a book about 50 amazing geologic sites in Colorado. She is currently working on a book of the geology of New Mexico. Magdalena earned her PhD in geosciences from the University of New Mexico, where she studied landscape evolution of the Rocky Mountains. After completing her PhD, she cofounded Think Ubiquitous, a company that builds software tools and data analytics and visualization. Magdalena grew up in northern New Mexico, enjoyed running for the University of Oregon (go Ducks!) for college, and ran professionally for Brooks Running. Now, she spends her free time running, hiking, camping and backpacking around New Mexico and the West with her family and dog. She also coaches and blogs about motherhood, professional life evolution, and pregnancy/postpartum running at the regular and elite level. Her favorite foods are chocolate chip cookies and New Mexican green chile.

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