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Sarah Bowen Shea

GU Athlete

Nickname SBS or Champy
Birthdate 03/04/19......
Birth City Stamford, CT
Current City Portland, OR
Sport Running
Doing sport since age? 18
Proudest athletic accomplishment? Qualifying for Boston Marathon in pouring rain
What continues to drive you in your sport? To feel like a badass mother runner—even if only in my own mind
What do you enjoy most about your sport? Being outdoors, and running with gal-pals
What’s your go-to GU product? Blueberry Pomegranate Roctane
Do you have any words of advice, or tips and tricks for aspiring athletes? Make it fun, whether it’s finding a running buddy, training for a race, listening to podcasts, having your kids bike alongside of you, or exploring trails. Once you find joy in exercise, you’ll look forward to it instead of dreading it.
Top 5 hobbies when you’re not participating in sport? Reading, needlepointing, and cooking. I’m a wannabe-gardener but there aren’t enough hours in the day.
What personal causes are you involved in? Every Mother Counts, a nonprofit founded by Christy Turlington Burns that works to end preventable deaths caused by pregnancy and childbirth around the world. everymothercounts.org

Sarah Bowen Shea

  • Sarah Bowen Shea