Athlete Spotlight: Caitlin Kowalke

By |2022-07-19T13:58:14-04:00July 19th, 2022|Athlete Profiles|

Caitlin Kowalke lives and trains in Cross Plains, Wisconsin. She recently finished 18th at Grandma's Marathon in 2:37:01. She ran Grandma's because of its proximity and it's a fast and flat course with great competition. How was your training leading up to the race? I averaged about 65 - 70 miles per week for 3.5 [...]

Ultra Spotlight: Ben And Emily

By |2022-07-19T13:34:28-04:00July 19th, 2022|Athlete Profiles|

Background Info (Name, where you live and train, why you chose your most recent race) A year ago my wife @emilyluhrs and I drove from our home in Chicago, IL out to Woodstock, VA to crew our friend @runosorun at the Old Dominion 100 Cross Country Run. We knew from the pre-race meeting we were [...]

Athlete Spotlight: Tiffany Ma

By |2022-06-01T09:08:06-04:00June 1st, 2022|Athlete Profiles|

Tiffany Ma lives and trains in Washington, DC. She recently ran the Fargo Marathon in North Dakota on May 21. How was your training leading up to the race? My plan had me building a base in January and February, then I started ramping up mileage in March, peaking in the low 40s. I run [...]

Athlete Spotlight: Jackie Bower

By |2022-08-24T16:24:58-04:00May 31st, 2022|Athlete Profiles|

Jackie Bower lives and trains in Scottsdale, AZ! She chose the Eugene Marathon because it would allow her to see a new place & run a course that was “mostly flat” to chase down her BQ. How was your training leading up to the race? My training was great! This was my 2nd marathon & [...]

Athlete Spotlight: Erin Helbling

By |2022-05-27T13:52:25-04:00May 27th, 2022|Athlete Profiles|

Erin Helbling lives & trains in Greenville, SC. She recently set a 9-minute PR at the Pittsburgh Half Marathon. She's originally from Pittsburgh and it has always been one of her favorite races, "it’s an awesome course through the city and surprisingly is pretty flat (Pittsburgh is known to be a hilly city)." How was [...]

Athlete Spotlight: Jason Martuscello

By |2022-05-19T08:51:50-04:00May 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 |2022-05-16T11:42:43-04:00May 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 |2022-05-12T14:37:44-04:00May 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 |2022-05-04T12:00:59-04:00May 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 |2022-05-02T11:40:03-04:00May 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 [...]

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