USATF Outdoor Track and Field Championships

Strikes and Gutters

I started this blog about a month ago after the disaster of a race at Peachtree but just never got around to finishing it up and then I had some time off to reflect on my last season of racing. I had a long go of it and after taking the small break I have been feeling a lot better running and just reenergized. But when I was down at Peachtree I got to catch

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USA Men’s 10 km champion to be crowned Sunday in Atlanta

From USATF.org: INDIANAPOLIS - On the heels of strong performances at last week's USA Outdoor Track & Field Championships, Ed Moran (Williamsburg, Va.), Patrick Smyth (Minneapolis, Minn.), and Ryan Sheehan (Kalamazoo, Mich.) will lead the contenders for the USA Men's 10 km title Sunday at the 41st running of The Atlanta Journal-Constitution Peachtree

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Flash Report: Rebecca Donaghue 7th at USATF 5k

Rebecca ran a solid race on Friday night to grab 7th in the 5k. Lauren Fleshman ran 15:28.70 to win the race. Results

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Flash Report: Ryan Sheehan 4th at USATF 10k!

Congrats Ryan on the great finish! Galen Rupp won the race for the second consecutive year. More details later. Results

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Rebecca Donaghue: Cool, Calm and Secretly Tougher Than You (Podcast)

From WomenTalkSports.com: Rebecca Donaghue should put on a clinic about mental toughness. An unsung hero of sorts, she has quietly made her way up the ranks of U.S. distance runners. She ran and raced in pain and often limped from high school until 2005 - about 10 years - until she finally found a trainer at Penn State who helped her correct her biomec

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Get in the fast lane Grandma…

…the bingo game’s about to roll.  This is one of my favorite calls of Pittsburgh Hockey broadcaster Mike Lange, who pulls this out of his multitude of expressions when Mario "Le Magnifique" lit up the net back in the day or the way Sid the Kid does now.  It also accurately describes my next couple weeks of training leading up the USATF Outdoor Track an

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10,000m at the Brute

Well it was a successful trip out to California this past weekend. Battling some windy conditions I was able to come within 2 seconds of my personal best from 5 years ago. I should have a good shot at getting into the 10k at the USATF Outdoor Track and Field Championships at Drake University this year with my 28:51, which was the main goal of the race. I got

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