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Kentucky Qualified: Michael Eaton, Olympic Trials Marathon Qualifier

Three athletes with Kentucky ties will compete at the Olympic Marathon Trials in Los Angeles on Feb. 13. Each have qualified for the trials before but have distinctly different stories. 1,419 more words

Running

Kentucky Qualified: Bobby Curtis, Olympic Trials Marathon qualifier

Three athletes with Kentucky ties will compete at the Olympic Marathon Trials in Los Angeles on Feb. 13. Each have qualified for the trials before but have distinctly different stories. 831 more words

Running

The Unknown

While my teammate Noah and I were warming up together yesterday, we somehow got on the topic of the “unknown,” particularly pertaining to athletic performance. He asked me if, hypothetically there was a way to accurately compute my exact athletic ceiling – the best that I could ever be through both physiological and psychological means –would I still train as hard and with as much vigor as I do today? 506 more words

Running Ramblings

Is Rupp the Favorite?

“I think he’s the best marathoner in America right now, though he has never even run one.” – Toni Reavis (“Rupp is In!“) 1,133 more words

Pro Runners

Brace Yourself: Houston Marathon Race Report

On Wednesday, we laid my mother to rest.

On Sunday I ran the Houston Marathon and qualified for the 2016 Olympic Trials. It was the last possible date to do so. 1,243 more words

UltraRunnerMama

Shell breaks Oklahoma record in first meet

The bar was set high for Mackenzie Shell’s freshman season — literally.

The Oklahoma pole vaulter and Port Huron Northern alum knew she was bound for a big day Saturday at her first collegiate meet. 562 more words

News

How to Make the Olympic Team

There are few things that are weirder than trying to explain to a stranger how our Olympic Team is selected.  Because we are a team sport with both small boats and big boats, we have to run a set of selection procedures that can accommodate events with one or two people, and also four or eight people.   497 more words

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