Rebecca Donaghue

Krush Distance Camp Update

We are still finalizing the dates for the 2016 Krush Distance Camp, but we will share those soon. Add your name to the mailing list to stay up to date. Here's a quick update on how Krush Campers performed this XC season. Members of the State College girls XC team who attended helped lead their team to invitational wins at Harry Groves Spiked Shoe, BIg

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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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2010 Highlight: Rebecca Donaghue

Rebecca Donaghue had an injury-abbreviated 2010 — certainly a disappointment for someone who made such major strides the previous year. However, she found some positives off the track — on the roads, and in mentoring one of America’s best up-and-coming high-school half-milers… What would you call the main highlight of 2010 for you, professional

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Rebecca’s 2010 Season Update

Rebecca brings everyone up to speed as to what she has been during in the recent months.

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Rebecca’s Coaching Style

Rebecca Donaghue talks about her coaching style and how it relates to her own training. Rebecca's Army is steadily improving and just finished 4th at the PIAA XC Championships, their highest finish in Rebecca's tenure.

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Rebecca’s Army Finishes Fourth at PIAA XC Championships

Rebecca Donaghue's squad accomplished their goal of a top five finish, when they locked up fourth place by scoring 215 points using a 34-second compression. Emma Cousins led the way as she finished 68th. 4. State College (6) 29 Emma Cousins, Fr* 20:15 6:32 34 Kathryn McNaughton, Jr* 20:20 6:33 44 Nora Adams, Jr* 20:29 6:36 50 Hannah Grubb, So* 20:

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