Gabby Thomas: I’m Gonna “Run Until The Wheels Fall Off”

Now I’m thinking I’m going to run until the wheels fall off,” Thomas said.
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Not long ago, Gabby Thomas thought that at age 24, she would be working for a nonprofit medical organization, or maybe as a hospital administrator, with a focus on eliminating racial disparities in health care.

That was the plan – make the 2020 Olympics, maybe try a few pro meets afterward, then put her Harvard undergrad degrees in global health and neurobiology to use. Then 2021 happened: She ran the third-fastest 200-meter time ever, won a bronze medal in the 200 at the postponed Tokyo Olympics, and took home a silver in the 4×100-meter relay.

“Now I’m thinking I’m going to run until the wheels fall off,” Thomas said.

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