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Athlete Spotlight: Jason Martuscello

By | May 19th, 2022|Athlete Profiles|

Jason Martuscello currently lives and trains in NYC. After high school he lost over 100lbs and became fascinated with health and fitness. Still, he always hated running. Not until 2019 when he decided to run the NYC Marathon did he take up running. He set a goal of Sub-3 and "worked his ass off and [...]

Athlete Spotlight: Nora Gozzo

By | May 16th, 2022|Athlete Profiles|

Nora Gozzo lives and trains in the greater Boston area. She chose to run the 2022 Boston Marathon after DNF'ing Boston in October. She was heartbroken not to finish her first Boston so it was an easy decision to go back to get her redemption on that course. How was your training leading into the [...]

Athlete Spotlight: Alex Knecht

By | May 12th, 2022|Athlete Profiles|

Alex Knecht is in the Air Force but currently lives and trains in Panama City, FL. He recently competed at the Boston Marathon, a big goal race of his. Having been raised in the northeast originally, the Boston Marathon was always a pinnacle of distance running in his mind and something he worked towards once [...]

Athlete Spotlight: Amy Hall

By | May 4th, 2022|Athlete Profiles|

Amy Hall lives in Baton Rouge, LA and trains with the Varsity Sports running group. How was your training leading into the race? I tore my right lateral quad in the summer of 2021 and could not start back running until September. I was able to make it through the 125th Boston in 4:25 and [...]

Athlete Spotlight: Aaron Kessler

By | May 2nd, 2022|Athlete Profiles|

Aaron Kessler lives and trains in Los Angeles. He's been trying to qualify for Boston for several years and finally made it in 2022. How was your training leading into the race? My training was the most consistent I've ever done leading up to a race. I worked with my coach and made sure the [...]

Athlete Spotlight: Matthew Klundt

By | April 27th, 2022|Athlete Profiles|

Matthew Klundt lives and trains in Fresno, California. He ran his second personal best in a row at the Boston Marathon this year. How was your training leading into the race? Training leading up to the race was great. I had some great quality sessions hitting my marks and times, and had a couple workouts [...]

Athlete Spotlight: Meghan Behrent

By | April 21st, 2022|Athlete Profiles|

Meghan Behrent lives and trains in Brooklyn, NYC. She recently set a new PR at the Boston Marathon. How was your training leading into the race? My training was the best build-up I've had so far. It was my first time using V.O2 with Lift Run Perform and it was a game changer. Did the [...]

Athlete Spotlight: Juan Diego Pena

By | April 21st, 2022|Athlete Profiles|

Juan Diego Pena lives and trains in Bogota, Colombia at 8,500 feet of altitude. He raced the Berlin Half Marathon on April 3rd because it's a flat course at sea level, which represented a great opportunity to test his fitness and altitude training. How was your training leading into the race? Training leading into the [...]

Athlete Spotlight: Katy Miller

By | April 12th, 2022|Athlete Profiles|

Katy Miller lives and trains in Lititz, PA. She recently ran the Shamrock Marathon because she read it was a flat, fun race providing her a good chance of setting a PR. How was your training leading into the race? Any memorable workouts? Long runs? Moments of existential dread about the impending challenge? Training leading [...]

Athlete Spotlight: Laine Higgins

By | April 1st, 2022|Athlete Profiles|

Laine Higgins lives on the Lower East Side of Manhattan and trains throughout New York City. Due to the pandemic and injuries she was unable to race in NYC since 2019 so she chose the NYC Half to "return to racing on a course that showed off why this city is so great to run [...]

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