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What’s Your Threshold Pace?

By | December 5th, 2017|Training Talk|

Threshold pace training is great for improving a runner's endurance, or the ability to endure a greater and greater intensity of effort for a longer period of time. The key is training at the right intensity as speed might change due to various conditions (wind, hills, temperature, etc.). If a runner understands what training right [...]

What Is VDOT?

By | November 27th, 2017|Training Talk|

VDOT is a measure of your current running ability. When you know your VDOT value you can eliminate a great deal of guesswork when training and racing. Your VDOT takes into account your psychological input into racing, because instead of using lab tests to determine your ability level, we're using your race performances, which are [...]

A Good Coach

By | October 11th, 2017|Uncategorized|

"A good coach understands athletes as individuals. A good coach produces beneficial reactions to training, creates positive race results, and transforms the athletes into better runners (and, one hopes, better human beings)." - Dr. Jack Daniels

Boost Your Coaching Resume

By | February 17th, 2017|VDOT Certification|

The VDOT O2 Distance Certification is now available online and included as part of the VDOT Coaching Clinics. To date, over 200 coaches world-wide have become certified by Dr. Daniels. According to Runner's World Magazine, Dr. Daniels "has had a bigger influence on training-for-running than anyone. He might be considered the Albert Einstein of the [...]

Meet Head Coach Ryan McClay Of St. Pius X

By | January 24th, 2017|Coach Profiles|

Featured Coach - Ryan McClay Coaching Bio Ryan McClay of St. Pius X Catholic High School in Atlanta, Georgia In his 8th year as Head Coach of Cross Country and Distance Track & Field Coaches roughly 50 athletes each season during Cross Country and 35 during Track season 6 State Cross Country team titles, 2 State Track [...]

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