BizBuzz: Tia’s Final Meet, a Deep Steeple History, and a Whole Lotta Celebrations

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The  icon means you can connect with this athlete on AthleteBiz! News & Notes  Tia Brooks-Wannemacher announced her retirement following the upcoming US Championships. In a statement on Instagram, she wrote, ” I can’t wait to see what life has in

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My Reason Why

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Until recently, I have never had to explain to someone why I run. What is it that motivates me to put my body through such strenuous work day after day, year after year? What drives me that I am willing

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Mirena Confusion: Running and Birth Control

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from Aspirations of a BA Steeplechaser Heyyo, I have not written a blog in a long, long time since I have been far too busy with classes, my internship, running, and a little bit of working.  I suddenly have a

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Goal Setting for Anytime of the Year

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from Aspirations of a BA Steeplechaser I have never really bought into New Year’s Resolutions, mostly because it conjures up images of unrealistic goals which quickly crash and die.  Some people make goals to run for an hour every day

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The Power Of Realistic Thinking

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by Ann Gaffigan, as originally posted for the Athlete Network From a young age, I was fascinated with testing my body’s ability to endure pain. Maybe it was because my older brother always asked me to punch him in the

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Track Shorts 2016: Lap 8, the Olympics

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Well, I for one was entertained. Probably the most memorable Olympics for me since Montreal 1976. Certainly the AthleteBiz connection was a major reason. But I was also able to see so much more of the coverage. The live TV

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Euro Racing 2016: Gothenburg

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from Aspirations of a BA Steeplechaser European Racing Plan: 3k at Gothenburg Swedish Grand Prix 7/16 Result: 9:11.04, 6th place Steeplechase at London Diamond League 7/23 1500m at Karlstad Swedish Grand Prix 7/27 3k at Joensuu Games in Finland 7/30

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Next Steps

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from In the Arena with Bridget The dust is finally settling in Eugene after the whirlwind of the Olympic Trials whipped through town.  Each time I live through an Olympic Trials, I realize how unique an event it really is….an

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Trials Prelim Bummer

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from Aspirations of a BA Steeplechaser I’ve been trying to figure out the reason(s) for my terrible race at the Olympic Trials prelim, and I haven’t come up with any totally convincing answers.  I know I am in shape to

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Olympic Trials Mentality

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from Aspirations of a BA Steeplechaser This year’s Olympic Trials is the race I’ve been training for my entire professional running career.  During all the downs of my running career over the past few years, I’ve made myself feel better

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