Artie Gilkes

Krush Distance Camp

On behalf of the Krush Program, Jayson and Lesley Jackson, Artie Gilkes, Rebecca Donaghue and myself (Nick Scarpello) we would like to say thank you to to everyone for helping make the upcoming Krush Distance Camp possible! We will officially be meeting in the mornings at Circleville Park in State College on July 21 - July 25. Please visit krushprogram.co

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Krush Speaker Series Exclusive: Spring Marathons with a focus on Boston and Pittsburgh

Topic: Spring Marathons with a focus on Boston and Pittsburgh [caption id="attachment_511" align="alignleft" width="153" caption="Brian Sell competing at the Beijing Olympic Games in 2008."][/caption] Learn racing tips and strategies from Olympian Brian Sell, Artie Gilkes, and Rebecca Donaghue. Brian, Artie, and Rebecca have plenty of marathon experien

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Krush Speaker Series #2: Drills to Improve Running Economy

[caption id="attachment_469" align="alignright" width="189" caption="Rebecca Donaghue finishing in course record time (1:17) at the Nittany Valley Half Marathon."][/caption] Topic: Drills to Improve Running Economy Running economy is a frequently forgotten aspect of a proper training program, mainly due to lack of technical knowledge. Along with VO2 ma

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Krush Speaker Series #1, Feb. 20

[caption id="attachment_469" align="alignright" width="189" caption="Rebecca Donaghue finishing in course record time (1:17) at the Nittany Valley Half Marathon."][/caption] Topic: General workout strategy for runners who want to race. There are lots of people who run 3 or 4 times a week for cardio but never race. The question always looms, “If you w

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Quick update on the Krush Squad

[caption id="attachment_468" align="alignright" width="147" caption="Tara Murray setting her Boston Marathon personal best."][/caption] We have added two new members to the group, Noelle Martz and Tara Murray. Noelle recently ran the Baltimore Marathon where she was the 73rd female (3:39) and earned a Boston qualifying time. Big congrats to her. Tara just

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Valentine’s Day

A belated Happy Valentine's Day!  This is what I think of when I think of Valentine's day: (more…)

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