Number Nine, Number Nine, Number Nine…

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Number 9!

At 4:00pm on Friday, January 24th I was still sitting on the ground in New York. At 7:00am the next morning I would be at the starting line of the 2020 Olympic Trials 50 Kilometer Race Walk. Less than ideal…

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Where I am in 2021: How change and challenge is preparing me for the postponed Olympic Trials

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Hi, there! I’m Emily.  You might recognize me from my time as a Division III track athlete, or perhaps you’ve seen me sporting a HOKA ONE ONE NJNY jersey around the track during my pro career, or maybe you don’t

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Racing in 2020

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It has taken me a bit to unpack this last race, my first race since covid cancelled my regular season.  My only other race this year was in January, and there were some difficult situations surrounding that event that I didn’t

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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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