2017: My Quickest National Championship

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Here it goes, throwback to the USATF 2017 Outdoor Nationals.  I was traveling to Sacramento, CA, to compete in the 20km race walk.  I had done my first 50km race earlier that year, a race I almost didn’t do because I strained

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Portland Marathon 2016

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When I started this blog last year, I thought I would have all kinds of travels and races and excitement and setbacks to write about for 2020. But as everyone knows, 2020 has not turned out to be what anyone

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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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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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T-minus Three Weeks!

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Kind of late in the game for a new blog, but I wasn’t very active on my “Road to Ocho +1” blog so I thought I’d give this a whirl. I really like the concept behind AthleteBiz and have been

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2019 Race Recap

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This has been a crazy busy year! I think I have raced more than ever before, definitely more than any time in the last decade. I’ve tackled four 50km races (only finishing three), three 20Ks, two 12Ks, and one 10K.

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Grateful to the Bone

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from Joseph Gray on Instagram Team USA #28 I leave Andorra with many mixed emotions. On one hand, like every athlete that toed the line, I wanted to accomplish personal goals and for the most part I did. On the

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What a Year

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from Sandi Morris on Instagram TWO THUMBS UP for my 2018 season! ✨ Fans see the performances, but rarely get to see the behind-the-scenes struggles we go through as pro athletes. This season I dealt with a bulging disk in

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Track Shorts: Diamond League Final and Continental Cup

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From the parochial perspective of a US fan, the summer track and field scene has been pretty quiet. At least across the pond, they had the European Championships. But, we do have a few events to brighten up the late

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Sir Walter Miler: Five Years Running

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The Sir Walter Miler celebrated its fifth year bringing elite miling to fans in Raleigh, North Carolina. On a night that saw five women go sub-4:30 and the full men’s field of 13 go sub-4, it is hard to argue

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