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Why I Stopped Running

This post’s been long overdue, and something I’ve been trying to write for several months now. To sum it up in one sentence, I had chronic achilles tendonitis that wouldn’t allow me to train at the level I wanted. I’ve … Continue reading

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Day 1- Flagstaff 2017

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Flagstaff

I finally got around to putting together some of the footage I got in Flagstaff. Most of the video was taken in the first week when I was running a bit less, and had more time to film the other … Continue reading

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CIS vs. NCAA: A More Balanced Perspective

(Preface: Thank you to Maxine Gravina for sparking a conversation among athletes currently training in Flagstaff. We’re three weeks into this camp, and at this point we’re so sick of each other we’re looking for every reason to argue. The … Continue reading

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Derailing the Beer Mile Hype-Train

(Preface: I wrote this blog a week ago after I was involved in a Twitter discussion regarding the potential popularity of the beer mile. I was frustrated, had lots of thoughts that I needed to get off my chest, but … Continue reading

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How I (almost) Qualified for the World Championships

1. Context At first glance, the qualification criteria set out by the IAAF for the World championships was very similar to years prior. Hit the time standard (1500m in 3:36.20) before the deadline (August 10th), and you’re eligible. Each federation … Continue reading

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National Champs outcome? 4th place. Time? Irrelevant.

When someone asks you how you did at last weekends Stanford invitational, you tell them your time. Placing is unimportant. When someone asks you how you did at last weekends National championship, you tell them your place. Time is unimportant. … Continue reading

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Blurred Lines- More doping news + racing update

Amidst all the recent scandals in sport (FIFA and the World cup selection process being the first that comes to mind), Track and Field was hit recently with a damning article  by David Epstein. In it, he makes doping allegations … Continue reading

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Flagstaff Summary (with Video)

My blog today will be split into three parts: 1. Boring, science stuff, 2. Slightly less boring, workout stuff, and 3. A video. Science behind altitude training + blood tests. I spent the month of April in Flagstaff, Arizona with … Continue reading

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Flagstaff- Week 1 in Pictures

Nobody likes reading paragraph after paragraph, so here’s some photos that describe how my first week at altitude has been. I’m in the process of shooting video clips, and hope to have a video completed by next week.

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