I’m Too Old to Improve

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from I’m Gonna Be… I’m too old to improve… Or at least that’s what “people” say.  It’s almost impossible to get development money at the ripe old age of 38.  We’re told to just be happy being a master’s athlete.

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Track Shorts 2017: Lap 1

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Thus far 2017 has offered us a little bit of everything – trails, roads, cross country and indoor track. And basically, if you put it on the schedule, ABers will be there. Four Peat? Recall that Garrett Heath won the

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Winning in Life

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Unexpected changes are part of life.  Last week I had to make changes when prior travel  arrangements unexpectedly were no longer viable.  Little did I know how positive this would be for myself….and perhaps many others.  I called a friend of mine

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My Race Walk to Rio

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Dear Supporters, I want to first start off by saying THANK YOU! Going to the Olympics has been a long awaited moment, and I cannot believe it has finally come. It has taken years of relentless hard work and patience,

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More thank you’s and more excitement coming up!

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from I’m Gonna Be… I know when I went to Rome I did a blog post and thanked people.  I don’t think I can ever thank people enough, and since things are a little slow right now I thought I’d

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USA 5k National Title and onward to the Olympic Trials 20k

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I was fortunate enough to enjoy a memorable experience the weekend of June 4th and 5th.  This was when my wife Jemma and our son went to Albany, NY for the USATF Race Walk 5k Nationals.  The trip itself was

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Walking On The Road To Rio

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I missed the 2012 London Olympics by a mere 3 seconds at the 20k qualifier, followed by a devastating year of injuries that included 4 broken ribs from being hit by a cyclist during training, hamstring issues, and severe planters fasciitis,

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Happy Birthday Maria and Devon!

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Wishing Maria Michta-Coffey and Devon Yanko very Happy Birthdays from everyone at AthleteBiz! Meet Maria Event: Race Walk Training Group: Walk USA That’s a Special Day: Maria’s birthday is the anniversary of Title IX and is also officially recognized as “Olympic Day” That’s

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Miranda Melville Hammers Out One More Win Leading Up To Olympic Trials

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Miranda Melville won the women’s 5000m race walk at the 2016 San Diego-Imperial USATF Western Championships held at Mesa College in San Diego, CA. A strong performance was delivered by the NYAC/Skechers Performance athlete on her road to Rio with a time of 22:16:00. While not the

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There’s no more men’s 50K in IAAF international competition

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from I’m Gonna Be… Yep, you read that right…  There no longer is a men’s 50K in international competition under the IAAF, including in Rome for the World Team Championships.  IAAF released an official memo on Friday, April 8th, effective

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