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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 [...]

“I Felt Strong And Ran With Confidence”

By | August 7th, 2018|Athlete Profiles, Coach Profiles|

We love featuring great teamwork on the blog. Lillian Park and VDOT Coach Leah Rosenfeld have developed a great coach-athlete relationship over the past year and a half. This weekend Lillian's PR streak continued with a new personal best at the Juneau Half Marathon. It's clear the trust and respect they have for each other [...]

Training At Half Marathon Pace

By | July 5th, 2018|Training Talk|

We asked Jack why he doesn’t include half marathon pace in his training pace options. Dr. Daniels:  I added training at Marathon Pace as an option because M-pace is slower than any of the training paces used for improving a physiological function, except Long Easy runs, which produces the same physiological benefits as M-pace. Also, running at M-pace can provide psychological benefit for people who will be running a marathon for the first time. […]

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