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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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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So You Had a Rough Day?

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by Samantha Bluske from Run Happy, Run Fierce No matter what level you are training at, there has probably been a point in time where you have had a few weeks of great training—you’re hitting workouts, long runs and you

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Coaching The Bison

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from Brooks Beasts coach Danny Mackey on Instagram The start of my 2nd year as a paid coach, this guy showed up at my door. At that point, I had coached one 800 meter pro in Mark Wieczorek. I asked

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AthleteBiz Partners with Final Surge

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Final Surge and AthleteBiz have come together to provide a new support opportunity for professional track and field athletes. It is AthleteBiz’s goal to provide opportunities to elite athletes to enhance their experience both on and off the track. Since 2014, over $160,000

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Even Coaches Need a Coach

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from Run Happy, Run Fierce Since my freshman year of college, I have had 4 different coaches.  Throughout my 5 years of undergrad, I had 3 different coaches–I brought some of the inconsistency on myself since I transferred schools after

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April Update: Temporarily Sidelined

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from Run Happy, Run Fierce To be honest, this blog is a reminder to myself. It is the rational side of my brain speaking rather than the crazy irrational side. It is a written reminder to myself that I am

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Four Team USA Minnesota Runners Coaching Twin Cities Cross Country Teams this Fall

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penned by Pat Goodwin, President and Founder of Team USA Minnesota Four Team USA Minnesota distance runners – Meghan Peyton, Heather Kampf, Rob Molke and Katy Moen – are coaching either college or high school cross country teams in the Twin

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Day by Day

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I used to be such a planner. In addition to normal long-term plans, at times I’d plan out my entire week in advance – every run, every meal, every assignment, every scheduled activity, every commitment. It sounds crazy, but made a

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Coach Mike Byrnes

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from B Team Running I originally had a different post planned for today. However, my dear friend and coach, Mike Byrnes, passed away this past weekend. Therefore, today, my post is dedicated to one of the most important people to

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