//Athlete Profiles

“I Am Really Enjoying Every Step Of The Journey!”

By | March 9th, 2022|Athlete Profiles|

Brandon Knight lives and trains in Celebration, FL. Since working with his coach on V.O2 he has undergone a transformation. How was your training leading into the race?  I started training with my coach and V.O2 in November. In January of 2020 I weighed 430 pounds. Through hard work and training I ran my first [...]

Athlete Insights: Mary Denholm

By | February 21st, 2022|Athlete Profiles, Training Talk|

Mary Denholm is an athlete and coach based out of Santa Barbara, CA. She scored one of the highest VDOT performances for a female athlete on V.O2 in 2021 with her 5:03 mile (58.7 VDOT). What does a typical training week look like for you? Depends! I was doing a ton of aerobic high mileage [...]

Athlete Insights: Eduardo Garcia

By | February 16th, 2022|Athlete Profiles, Training Talk|

Eduardo Garcia is elite athlete based out of Greenville, SC. He represents the United States Virgin Islands internationally and is mainly focused on the marathon distance. In 2021, he had one of the highest VDOT performances (73.3) on the app. What does a typical training week look like for you?  My last training block consisted [...]

Athlete Insights: Dylan Belles

By | February 8th, 2022|Athlete Profiles, Training Talk|

Dylan Belles, 28, is an athlete and coach based out of Flagstaff, Arizona. He recently qualified for his second Olympic Trials with a 2:17:26 performance (73.4 VDOT) at the Houston Marathon. Besides being a top VDOT performer on V.O2 he was in the top 20 most miles logged in 2021 as well. With all this [...]

Athlete Insights: Ron Loewen

By | January 31st, 2022|Athlete Profiles, Training Talk|

Ron Loewen is a competitive athlete and coach based out of Langley, British Columbia. He founded Gritty Run Club, "running for the community" and manages his private athletes on V.O2. In 2021, Ron was one of the highest mileage athletes on our platform so we connected to gain insights into his training. With all this [...]

Athlete Insights: Crystal Harriss

By | January 25th, 2022|Athlete Profiles, Training Talk|

In a continuing series, we are publishing interviews to gain insights from some of the top performers within the V.O2 community. Crystal Harris lives and trains in Edwardsville, Illinois. Her top performance in 2021 came at the Indianapolis Monumental Marathon where she ran 2:41:07. What does a typical training week look like for you?  CH: [...]

Houston Marathon Recap: Tom Black Goes 2:31

By | January 19th, 2022|Athlete Profiles|

We chatted with Tom Black after his 2:31 personal best at the Houston Marathon last weekend. Tom lives and trains in New York City. You raced Boston in October and then Houston last weekend. Not a huge time between the two. How did you recover from Boston and soak up the Houston training? TB: After [...]

Athlete Insights: Becki Spellman

By | January 18th, 2022|Athlete Profiles, Training Talk|

In a continuing series, we are publishing interviews to gain insights from some of the top performers within the V.O2 community. We chatted with Becki Spellman who logged one of the highest VDOT performances of 2021 (60.4) with a 1:17:41 at the Detroit Half Marathon. Let's start with some background info. Where do you live [...]

Athlete Insights: Harvey Nelson

By | January 12th, 2022|Athlete Profiles, Training Talk|

In a continuing series, we are publishing interviews to gain insights from some of the top performers within the V.O2 community. We chatted with athlete and coach Harvey Nelson who logged one of the highest VDOT performances of the year (75.1) with his 2:14 at the 2021 Boston Marathon and the most mileage in 2021 [...]

Athlete Insights: Jon Mott

By | January 12th, 2022|Athlete Profiles, Training Talk|

In a continuing series, we are publishing interviews to gain insights from some of the top performers within the V.O2 community. We chatted with athlete and coach Jon Mott who logged some of the highest miles we saw on VDOT this year. He ran over 4,700 miles. Some Background Info (Name, where you live and [...]

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