//Athlete Profiles

Athlete Spotlight: Hannah Coffin

By | March 5th, 2019|Athlete Profiles|

Hannah Coffin (@han.on.the.run) is a aspiring elite runner and certified personal trainer in Flagstaff, AZ. She's currently training on the app under the tutelage of James McKirdy, head coach of McKirdy Trained. Favorite Workout “One of my favorite workouts is 10 x 800m with a 2.5min walk rest, then 2-miles at Threshold pace. The catch [...]

A Collaborative Effort

By | December 7th, 2018|Athlete Profiles|

It's no surprise Karen Dunn has set three PRs all within the past few months. The masters runner from Collegeville, PA is "extremely dedicated in her training and always brings it 100% on race day," says her coach Tim Jones. Karen and Tim are actually both VDOT Certified so Tim says "working with her is [...]

Coaches Need Coaches Too

By | November 28th, 2018|Athlete Profiles, Coach Profiles|

John Raneri, athlete and coach for McKirdy Trained, qualified for his second Olympic Trials at the Columbus Half Marathon. The 26-year-old from New Fairfield, CT finished 2nd overall in a new PR of 1:03:49. [Full Results] Afterwards, John reflected on his race and gave thanks to his coach: As James and I discussed, we decided [...]

Jeanne Mack’s Journey To The Olympic Trials

By | October 25th, 2018|Athlete Profiles, Coach Profiles|

By Stephen Kersh Jeanne Mack’s journey to a 2:39 Olympic-Trials-qualifying marathon was anything but smooth. What culminated in a superb day of racing and execution for Jeanne, was preceded by injury flare-ups, a summer (read: hot and dreadfully humid) move to New York City, and a struggle to slip into that beautiful, smooth marathon training [...]

TeamWRK Makes The DreamWRK

By | September 18th, 2018|Athlete Profiles, Coach Profiles, Testimonials|

Jennifer Blalock improved her PR by 32-minutes and BQ'd at the Sri Chinmoy Marathon. Her official time was 3:26:02. [Full Results] Jenn trains with Coach Shayne of TeamWRK on the VDOT O2 app. All her hard work this past year paid off: "I hated every minute of training, but I said don't quit, suffer now and [...]

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