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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 [...]

The Coach-Athlete Relationship Is Key

By | August 2nd, 2018|Athlete Profiles, Coach Profiles, Testimonials|

The coach-athlete relationship is key when training for optimal performance. It takes more than just good workouts and advice. Here's a great outcome as a result of understanding and appreciation from both sides of the relationship. VDOT athlete Bradley Geilfuss set a new PR by almost 6-minutes (1.6 VDOT points) at the Mountains 2 Beach [...]

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 [...]

The Absurdity Of A Sub-2-Hour Marathon

By | March 9th, 2017|VDOT Calculator|

I'm sure you've all heard by now that Nike is currently undergoing a project to facilitate a sub-2-hour marathon in the near future. Recently, they did a half marathon test run on a Formula One race track. Eliud Kipchoge of Kenya was the fastest runner of the day at 59:17, but according to Alex Hutchinson of Runner's [...]

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