Strength and Faith: Meet Alex Young

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Alex Young

Name: Alex YoungEvent: Hammer and Weight ThrowHometown: La Vergne, TNHigh School: La Vergne High SchoolCollege/University: Southeastern Louisiana UniversityTraining City: Chapel Hill, NCAccolades: 2017 USA Indoor and Outdoor Champion How were you introduced to track and field, and what eventually led you to your event? I was introduced

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Solo No Mo’: Meet Lauren Paquette

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Name: Lauren PaquetteEvent: 3000 Meters, 5000 MetersHometown: Little Rock, ARHigh School: Little Rock Christian AcademyCollege/University: BaylorTraining Group: HOKA NAZ EliteAccolades: 2018 NACAC Silver Medalist, 7-time NCAA All-American How were you introduced to track, and what eventually led you to your event? I was introduced to cross-country first

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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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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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Maximizing Potential: Meet David Kendziera

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Name: David KendzieraEvent: 110mH, 400mHHometown: Mount Prospect, ILHigh School: Prospect High SchoolCollege/University: University of IllinoisTraining City: Chapel Hill, NCAccolades: 10x NCAA All-American, 4x NCAA Championship medalist, 2019 USA vs Europe Gold Medalist (400mH) How were you introduced to track, and

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The Oval Office: Interview with Lauryn Williams

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Lauryn Williams’s exploits in athletics are that of legend. A four-time Olympian, three-time Olympic medalist, and World Championship medals too numerous to list, Williams was a mainstay on the podium for over a decade. Now in her post-track career, she

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The Oval Office

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AthleteBiz wholeheartedly encourages athletes and everyone involved in our sport to consider buying this book. Lauryn Williams, four-time Olympian and founder of financial well-being company Worth Winning, has been a respected voice and strong advocate for athletes for many years. She

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