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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Air Force Training and the Olympic Trials

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by Michael Mannozzi During the plane ride back to Keesler AFB, I was grateful for the memorable experience representing the Air Force at the USA Track and Field Olympic Trials for the 50k Race Walk. I am no stranger to

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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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Do You Think We Have a Shortage of Magic Wands Around Here?

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Uncertainty.  One of my least favorite things.  Those of you who know me know how much I like routine.  I thrive on sameness and predictability and I don’t do well with change.  So enter COVID-19, and this world of constant uncertainties that it brings,

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COVID-19 From an Athlete and Physician

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So much has changed over the last few weeks, it is hard to know where to start.  For those following my race walking, I was selected in February to compete on the US National Team at the World Race Walking

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