Gate River Run

Gate River Race Re-cap

[caption id="" align="alignleft" width="200" caption="Fasil Bizuneh and Rebecca Donaghue post-race in Jacksonville"][/caption] On Saturday I ran my first race in 8 and a half months at the Gate River 15k in Jacksonville, FL, which also served as the men's and women's US 15k Championships. I was the 7th US woman in 51:52. Going into this race my goa

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Some good and some bad

Todays race was not my best. I didn't run the time I was looking to, I got beat by a lot guys I shouldn't have and just not a good day overall. One good thing that came out of this race was some motivation. Not that I didn't have any motivation before the race but this definitely makes me want train even harder so I make sure I don't have another performance

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It’s been awhile but busy

So I haven't really kept up my end of the bargain of posting twice a week on here. But one of my vows for lent is to get 2 posts a week up. In my time off of blogs has been spent training and just being back in school. This past weekend I took a trip down to notre dame to pace part of the mens 5k at the last chance meet. My coach (Artie) was not exactly t

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Gate River Run

This past weekend I traveled down to Jacksonville for the USATF 15k Championships Gate River Run. I will just start off with how the race went then I will get to the other parts of my weekend more specifically the travel part. I was pretty happy with the race overall, I felt strong through the race and moved up very well throughout the race. Through about 5k

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Flash Report: Rebecca and Ryan Post Strong Performances at US 15k Championships

[caption id="" align="alignright" width="259" caption="Rebecca Donaghue finishing in 5th place at the US 15k Championships. Photo courtesy of Runnerspace.com"][/caption] Rebecca moved up three spots from last year's 15k debut to grab fifth place in the loaded field. Katie McGregor won the race in 49:51. Rebecca earned six points in the USA Running Circuit

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The Krush Program Invades Florida

The Krush Program is being represented well in Jacksonville, FL as Rebecca and Ryan get ready for the US 15k Champs which is held in conjunction with the Gate River Run. Last year in her 15k debut, Rebecca finished 8th in the loaded field. Rebecca is ready to open up her season this weekend against another strong field that includes several Olympians and pas

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Last week and upcoming races

Last week I competed at the Grand Valley State Univeristy's Big Meet on Friday. They just built a state of the art 300m facility last year, that is only an hour and a half away from Kalamazoo. I started off running the mile trying to get a good hard effort in and then come back to try and keep a steady pace for the 5k, 45 minutes later. In the mile I went o

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