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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Track Shorts 2016: Lap 9

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Sorry for the absence.  A bit of an Olympic Trials/Olympic Games hangover.  Plus, my dog ate my password.  Wait, my dog is my password.  Anyway, a lot to report on since August, including the end of the track season and

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When going big and taking a chance works out!

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from Maria Michta’s Journey Sunday went well, way better than I would have predicted and even better than I hoped. Why did I break an American Record I had been eyeing for about 4 years? Well any great race performance is

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Seeing Clearly with XX2i Optics

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Upon earning a bronze medal at the USA 50k Race Walk Olympic Trials event, I knew almost immediately what I needed.  A quality pair of sunglasses.  By looking at the photo of me breaking the finishing tape, it would appear

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Build up to Olympics Continues

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Miranda Melville earns 10th National Title For the 5th consecutive year, Miranda Melville has won the USATF 15K senior women’s National Race Walking Championships in Riverside, California. Her win came just 1 week after she raced at the World Race

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Rome TOMORROW!

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In the past April has been a month of exhaustion for me. I often find myself starting to feel a bit over worked and over tired. However, this year I have felt very good. Perhaps I am wiser now and

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It’s Getting Real!

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from I’m Gonna Be… Something that even one year ago I would’ve never believed would be possible, I am sitting in the airport waiting for my trip to Rome to compete in an international 50K!  It’s still so surreal.  I

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