Olympic Marathon Trials

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from Ryan and Sara Hall The Olympic Marathon Trials happened on February 13th.  I did not make the team, and far from it- it was the first race I’ve ever had to DNF in, something I had hoped I’d never have

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Olympic Trials Feels

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from Believe in Your Flyness. Conquer Your Shyness. I really don’t know how to begin to explain all that my Olympic Trials experience meant to me. An unforgettable experience, where I experienced the highest of highs & lowest of lows.

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Looking Ahead

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from Marathons and Mechanisms So, by now most of you know that the Trials Marathon was pure carnage. The weather was brutal and the course was maddening, but the racers were tough. I had battled with a bit of knee

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Marathon Olympic Trials Race Recap

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from Running Joyfully It’s taken me a while to put pen to paper (fingers to keyboard?) to sum up my first Olympic Trials experience. Right after the Trials I jetted off to Belize for some much-needed R&R, where I tried

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Stealth Expectations

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No matter how much I prepare myself for the morning after, there’s always a moment of regret when I wake up. It has happened after every marathon I’ve ever raced – no matter how well or how poorly it went.

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Fueled By Love

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from Pickle on the Run At the Sacramento Olympic Trials post-marathon after-party at the City Tavern in Los Angeles, I made a confession.  Originally a stranger I had admired in the running world, and now a dear friend, Kaitlin Gregg

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DNF…Defeated Not Finished

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from Run Happy, Run Fierce There is no way to sugar coat the truth-Saturday was brutal and heartbreaking.  I went into the Olympic Trials with very lofty goals but one of those was to finish the race…it never crossed my

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2016 US Olympic Marathon Trials

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from Tyler Pennel Running Not knowing where to start, I guess I’ll just get right to the middle of the race around mile 15, and the point of the race everyone probably wants me to talk about. Up until that

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Olympic Trials is THIS WEEKEND!

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from Marathons and Mechanisms Five days. FIVE! Man, less than a week until the Olympic Trials. Two years ago this weekend I qualified for this race at the Surf City Marathon in Huntington Beach, California. I had just turned 21 years old

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Can’t Lose – Goal Setting (Oh hi, Boston!)

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This probably seems totally out of place for me right now, but sometimes as a cycle comes to a close, it’s helpful to reflect back to the beginning of this one, and also to previous cycles. As mentioned in my

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