Big 2016!

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With all the hubbub building up to the Rio Olympics and Presidential Election, 2016 is a big year for all things running and political. Olympic (and election) years are pivotal in so many people’s lives, and Cole and I are no exception.

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Beat the Heat and NYC!

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from Tyler Pennel Running This last weekend I headed down the mountain to Winston-Salem to run the Beat the Heat 5k. Every year it is the USATF NC 5km Championships, so many of the best runners in the state show

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0.03 Seconds

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from Amanda Eccleston Runs 0.03 seconds is about the amount of time it takes to blink your eyes. It’s also the amount of time that separated me from becoming an Olympian. It’s funny, in an ironic sort of way, because

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Injuries: A Real Pain in the Butt

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Injuries are, and in my case quite literally, a pain in the butt.  Unfortunately, I have been dealing with a nagging hamstring injury since dropping out at USATF Indoor Championships this past March. What was initially thought to be a

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My Race Walk to Rio

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Dear Supporters, I want to first start off by saying THANK YOU! Going to the Olympics has been a long awaited moment, and I cannot believe it has finally come. It has taken years of relentless hard work and patience,

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The Higher You Climb, by Ben Rosario

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as originally posted by Ben Rosario on Final Surge I know there have been a lot of blog posts about the Trials from all sort of athletes and coaches that I respect and admire. But to tell you the truth—I

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Euro Racing 2016: Gothenburg

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from Aspirations of a BA Steeplechaser European Racing Plan: 3k at Gothenburg Swedish Grand Prix 7/16 Result: 9:11.04, 6th place Steeplechase at London Diamond League 7/23 1500m at Karlstad Swedish Grand Prix 7/27 3k at Joensuu Games in Finland 7/30

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Next Steps

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from In the Arena with Bridget The dust is finally settling in Eugene after the whirlwind of the Olympic Trials whipped through town.  Each time I live through an Olympic Trials, I realize how unique an event it really is….an

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More thank you’s and more excitement coming up!

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from I’m Gonna Be… I know when I went to Rome I did a blog post and thanked people.  I don’t think I can ever thank people enough, and since things are a little slow right now I thought I’d

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Starting Strength After 40

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from Strong At 40 I am an athlete.  I’ve been competing in organized sports since I was 4 years old.  For the past 20 years, I competed as an Olympic hopeful and, eventually, 3 time Olympian winning the silver and

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