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Meet VDOT O2 Intern Ben Heintz

By | June 18th, 2018|Athlete Profiles|

We recently hired two summer interns from the NYU Cross Country and Track program. Last week we introduced Julian Marrufo. Today, we’d like to introduce Ben Heintz. Ben is a Film and Television major in the Tisch School of the Arts. He just completed his Sophomore year and is training towards some big goals as [...]

Meet VDOT O2 Intern Julian Marrufo

By | June 12th, 2018|Athlete Profiles|

Our app is growing and so is our team. We're super excited to have two interns from the NYU Cross Country and Track program joining our team this summer. Today, we'd like to introduce Julian Marrufo. Julian is a Sports Management major at NYU's School of Professional Studies. While putting in some serious miles on [...]

Danny Monistere Reversing The Clock With VDOT

By | April 12th, 2018|Athlete Profiles|

"On a roll with #danielsrunningformula," said Danny Monistere, a media research professional from Dallas, TX. This past weekend at the Texas Senior Games Danny reversed the clocks taking second place in both the 800m and 1500m (M50). His 2:28 in the 800M and 5:15 in the 1500m at the age of 53 were both over-40 [...]

High Schooler Jorge Estrella Hits 72 VDOT

By | June 15th, 2017|Athlete Profiles, Coach Profiles|

  High school coach Aaron Pessah attended a VDOT Coaching Clinic last summer. He's currently Head XC and T&F Coach at Andrew Hill HS in San Jose and he's having great success adopting VDOT and Daniels' Running Formula principles. Here he discusses a recent success story about his top athlete Jorge Estrella: Jorge ended his sophomore [...]

Matt Nolan Flexing His Way Towards Sub-3

By | June 8th, 2017|Athlete Profiles|

Congrats to Matt Nolan of Barry's Bootcamp on his first BQ at the Buffalo Marathon. In the past 6-months he's lowered his marathon PR from 3:20:14 down to 3:03:36 on VDOT O2. @buffalomarathon we did it!! Huge personal #marathonPR for me by 12 minutes. Next up for Matt? He's going after sub-3 in Chicago. You [...]

Chris Brennan Hits VDOT Equivalent To The Second

By | April 13th, 2017|Athlete Profiles|

On The V-DOT NY Flyers' Club President Chris Brennan smashed his 10k PR by 1-minute this past weekend at the Healthy Kidney in Central Park. Better yet, he ran exactly what VDOT projected to the second! Chris is currently training for the Brooklyn Half Marathon at a 53.8 VDOT. That puts him at a 38:47 10k which is [...]

Aidan Ryan Finishes 10th In Mile At New Balance Nationals

By | March 14th, 2017|Athlete Profiles, Coach Profiles|

Aidan Ryan (pictured above) with his coach Kristin Stroupe at New Balance Nationals Indoor after finishing 2nd in his heat and 10th overall in the Boys 1 Mile Championship. His official time was a new personal best in 4:16.49 (71.09 VDOT). [Full Results | Video] This fall/winter Coach Stroupe adopted VDOT O2 to manage her team's training [...]

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