Miranda Melville

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Rochester, NY University of Wisconsin, Parkside San Diego, California

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Miranda Melville

Miranda is a native of Rochester NY, attended Rush-Henrietta Senior High School in Henrietta, NY. She began race walking in high school where she broke several long standing high school records and set numerous meet records and was an honor roll student. She earned an athletic and academic scholarship to the University of Wisconsin-Parkside where she was an All-American and Scholar Athlete. She continued to set meet records and progress as a race walker in college; in addition, she also ran cross country. Miranda earned her…

About Miranda

  • Coach: Tim Seaman
  • Training hurdles: Plantar Fasciitis, Anxiety, Self-Doubt, Achilles Tendon and Muscles of the Leg and Foot Issues
  • Special skills: Tutoring, Child Program Leadership, and Money Management

Miranda can race walk a mile in 6:30 and holds 7:20/mile for a half marathon. Her cadence is very quicks as she can walk over 227 steps/minute using a very technnical and near flawless technique.

Racewalking can have much the same cardiovascular benefits of running but with less impact on joints. In racewalking, there are fewer injuries and you can get your heart rate as high as you can running. Also, it as been in the Olympics for over 100 years. Race Walking does not require expensive equipment and nearly anyone can participate, from beginning exercisers to Olympic caliber athletes. Racewalking will give you a much better workout than 'regular' walking and it is much easier on your body than jogging or running.

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Interview after 2013 Outdoor Champs 20k

RT @PrimetimeBall_: Primetime585 Sports Show; WOMENS RACE WALK. Desilets Dubois is rank #1 in the nation. @BrockportHS @BrockportTrack @Flo…

Big shout out to @nachoCheese007 and @alexthewalker97 for reminding me today the reasons why 5km, 4km, 3km, 2k, 1k… https://t.co/T9LG50Qjto