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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A Race With My Girl

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Last month I had the opportunity to take my 8 year-old daughter, Annalie, to Santee, CA for the US 50 Kilometer Race Walk National Championships. In an ideal world I would love to have my whole family, especially my husband,

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T-minus Three Weeks!

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Kind of late in the game for a new blog, but I wasn’t very active on my “Road to Ocho +1” blog so I thought I’d give this a whirl. I really like the concept behind AthleteBiz and have been

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The Impossibility of Going from Couch Potato to 4th in the World

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by Katie Burnett In November of 2008 I wasn’t doing a whole lot of anything. I was barely motivated to do my schoolwork, sat around a lot of the day, watched my friends play video games, hardly picking up a

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Be Wary of Training Under the Full Moon

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Having just returned from China a week ago, I was thinking back to the first time I returned from China; it’s a spooky tale, just in time for Halloween.  It was May 14th, 2014, midweek. I had returned from a

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BizBuzz: Deanna’s Huge Throws, Hudgins’s AM Shakeout, & Michta-Coffey Goes Big 4-0

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The  icon means you can connect with this athlete on AthleteBiz! News & Notes  Deanna Price launched a huge throw, setting a new American Record for the Hammer. “DeAnna Price had every reason to believe she was going to do something

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National 5,000 Meter Indoor Championships – Recap

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from I’m Gonna Be… by Erin Taylor-Talcott The USATF Indoor 5,000 national championships, hosted by the Upstate Holiday Classic.  Five days before the meet I couldn’t walk at 6 per K pace, so I had no clue what I’d be

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Track Shorts: Best of 2017

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Maybe we haven’t reached the level of the Espy’s but hopefully a few of you have been eagerly awaiting the Track Shorts Best of 2017.  We take a look back at the year in important areas typically missed by most

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On the Path to Recovery

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from Maria’s Instagram Direct post: https://www.instagram.com/p/BZRpvRBgKDe/ Post-op smile! . . . Alright after six months of praying to the universe daily to just let me get through the season I finally went under and had my meniscus cleaned up. Lost

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Track Shorts 2017: Lap 4

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March is like that song by the band Dawes – “A Little Bit of Everything.”  A little bit of 70 degrees, a little bit of blizzard, a little bit of gale force winds, a little bit of sun.  The month

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