The Geese: Meet Chris Giesting

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Chris Giesting

Name: Chris GiestingEvent: 800 MetersHometown: Batesville, INHigh School: Batesville High School College/University: Notre DameTraining Group: HOKA New Jersey New York Track ClubAccolades: 2016 IAAF World Champion (4x400m), 4x800i World Record Holder How were you introduced to track, and what eventually led you to your event? My Dad

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A Race With My Girl

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Last month I had the opportunity to take my 8 year-old daughter, Annalie, to Santee, CA for the US 50 Kilometer Race Walk National Championships. In an ideal world I would love to have my whole family, especially my husband,

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Reasons To Walk

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One of our favorite family activities is walking. I suppose it isn’t surprising, given that I am a race walker, but just going for a walk is a whole different experience. Getting outside and getting moving allows us to connect

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Running Joyfully: Meet Kaitlin Goodman

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Name: Kaitlin GoodmanEvent: MarathonHometown: Davis, CAHigh School: Davis Senior High SchoolCollege/University: University of California, DavisTraining City: Providence, RIAccolades: Competed in all three major distance events at the 2016 Olympic Trials: 5k, 10k, and Marathon How were you introduced to track/distance running, and what eventually led you to

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Meteor Man: Meet Jared Ward

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Name: Jared WardEvent: MarathonHometown: Kaysville, UTHigh School: Davis High SchoolCollege/University: Brigham Young UniversityTraining City: Provo, UTAccolades: USA Marathon Champion (2015), Olympian (2016), #1 USA Ranked Marathoner (2019) How were you introduced to track/distance running, and what eventually led you to your event? In 2013, Coach Eyestone had

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Running On Clouds: Meet Tyler Pennel

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Tyler Pennel running the 2019 NYC Marathon

Name: Tyler PennelEvent: MarathonHometown: Golden, COHigh School: Golden High SchoolCollege/University: Western State CollegeTraining City: Blowing Rock, NCTraining Group: ZAP EnduranceAccolades: USA Marathon Champion How were you introduced to track/distance running, and what eventually led you to your event? During the summer between my freshman and sophomore year

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Community Connected: Meet Danny Docherty

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Danny Docherty Mile 21 2019 Twin Cities Marathon

Name: Danny DochertyEvent: MarathonHometown: Saint Paul, MNHigh School: Cretin-Derham Hall High SchoolCollege/University: Loyola University ChicagoTraining City: Minneapolis, MNAccolades: Twin Cities Marathon 3rd Overall How were you introduced to track/distance running, and what eventually led you to your event? My first true track experience came as a sophomore

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Houston Half 2020

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JAN 22 Blogpost #4 Houston Half and Goal-Setting I talked with Coach Lundstrom at lunch on Saturday before the race and stated that my goal was the 64-65min range. I think that goal had escalated slightly from my initial goal

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Walking By Faith

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I have been dealing with hamstring problems for over three years now. Four separate injuries have led to ongoing pain and have shaped my race walking career in so many ways. The injuries seem to happen at the most inopportune

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Food is the Best Medicine

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I thought I would start the new year off talking about something more related to doctoring than race walking, although this definitely applies to both.  Given that it is the new year, I’ve had so many questions about diet in

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