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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Track Shorts: Athletics World Cup

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UK Athletics, the governing body of British track and field, is sponsoring a new event this weekend to attract some attention to the sport.  Called the Athletics World Cup, the format is elegantly simple.  Eight countries will have one male

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Track Shorts: 2018 USA Outdoor Championships Preview

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You Really Ought to Give Iowa a Try musical accompaniment from The Music Man Okay, we will. This year’s USTAF Outdoor Nationals are going to be in Des Moines from June 21 to June 24. Thank goodness we won’t have

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Track Shorts: Two Days at Pre and the Best of May

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Just returning from a week in Oregon, which included taking in both days of the Pre Classic.  I am left with several conclusions.  Even the best TV producer in the world has no hope of capturing the atmosphere of a

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