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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 [...]

“I Rocked It And Was So Proud Of Myself”

By | March 29th, 2022|Athlete Profiles|

Rena Wren lives and trains in Northwest Arkansas. She is currently training for a half marathon and recently exceeded her goal in a 10k race. How was your training leading into the race? My training has been amazing! My private running coach (Becky Croft) has really dialed things in for me. I recently was on [...]

“I’ve Learned To Just Trust The Process”

By | March 23rd, 2022|Athlete Profiles|

Lila Rodriguez lives and trains in Lawrenceville, GA. She's currently targeting some smaller races along the way to her ultimate goal this year, the Chicago Marathon. How was your training leading into the race? Any memorable workouts? Long runs? Moments of existential dread about the impending challenge? Training was great, had some tough speed work [...]

“I Wish I Could Relive That Day Over And Over”

By | March 9th, 2022|Athlete Profiles|

Gina Romeo Sando lives and trains in Peoria, AZ. She ran the Mesa Marathon looking to better her previous marathon time from this past November and to have a bigger cushion for getting into Boston. How was your training leading into the race? I was nervous to start training because I had never trained for [...]

“I’m So Proud Of The Progress I’ve Made”

By | March 9th, 2022|Athlete Profiles|

Jamie Rogers lives and trains in Palm Beach Gardens, FL. She recently ran the Donna Marathon in Jacksonville FL and placed 2nd overall running for her mother whom is now a 5 year breast cancer survivor. How was your training leading into the race? My toughest workout during this marathon cycle was 3x 3mi repeats. [...]

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