What Makes a Meet Great from an Athlete’s Perspective

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as originally posted by Citius Mag Everyone is so concerned with putting on good track meets to entertain the fans, but what do the athletes want? Maybe we have needs too! There are details big and small that the participants

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My Local Hero

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from The Official Blog of Kyle Merber As a young runner starting out in the sport, I found inspiration in the best. The likes of Alan Webb, Craig Mottram, Nick Willis, and of course, Steve Prefontaine. But I didn’t know

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The Plan: My Own

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from The Official Blog of Kyle Merber It’s January and I am in Tallahassee. It is 71 degrees out and the sun is starting to go down. Despite that, I think I might make myself another pot of coffee. After

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Here’s Some Terrible Advice

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from The Official Blog of Kyle Merber Your coach will hate me for this debatably terrible advice I am about to give, but if he heard me out fully, then maybe he’d only respectfully disagree: I think you should get

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It’s Happening! The Hoka One One Long Island Mile

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from The Official Blog of Kyle Merber As a 24 year old, I have had the same conversations with my friends again and again. What do we want to do when we grow up? To hold this sort of millennial

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Q&A: Hoka One One Long Island Mile

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AthleteBiz (AB): Let’s start with basics: When is the event, how can people sign up to participate, and will be it live streamed? Kyle Merber (KM): The Hoka One One Long Island Mile is being held on Wednesday, September 9th at

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What Makes A Great Training Partner?

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from The Official Blog of Kyle Merber   I have trained by myself before, and I can do it–but I don’t like it. You will learn a lot of lessons when you step out on the track by yourself, with

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Furman Recap

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from The Official Blog of Kyle Merber   It is ok to hate your personal bests. Actually, I’d encourage it. I hate most of mine. When you get a new one, it’s so exciting! You see your name printed next

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Reddit AMA with /r/advancedrunning

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from The Official Blog of Kyle Merber   Last week I did a Reddit AMA (ask me anything) with /r/advancedrunning. It had a good turn out and I received some great questions from the community. I wanted to post a

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World Relays

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from The Official Blog of Kyle Merber   ‘You are patriots! Trying to serve your country in a way that a lot of people won’t understand until they finally see the U-S-A on your chest! Then…they will get it.’  

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