John Reniewicki Finds A Sweet Spot Post-Collegiately

By |2023-12-07T13:28:07-05:00December 5th, 2023|Coach Profiles|

John Reniewicki is now wrapping up his third year as an Under Armour athlete. Since turning pro (as an athlete and a coach) his running has continued to improve. Check out his progression thus far... College PBs ---> Current PBs 1500m: 3:48.70 ---> 3:36.02 5000m: 13:55.9 ---> 13:20.31 1000m: 28:42 ---> 28:15 When we last [...]

Freshman Gladys Chepngetich Finishes 24th At The NCAA Championships

By |2023-12-06T12:45:07-05:00December 6th, 2023|Athlete Profiles, Coach Profiles|

Gladys Chepngetich earned All American honors finishing 24th at the NCAA Division I Cross Country Championships. She was the 4th Freshman overall transitioning quickly to college life in the U.S. after an arduous journey from Kenya. Her coach, Vicky Pounds, manages the Clemson women on V.O2. She discusses Glady's transition and why her team loves [...]

Success Story: Marietta High School Cross Country

By |2023-06-14T15:56:56-04:00June 14th, 2023|Coach Profiles, VDOT Coach|

High school and college teams from all over the U.S. use VDOT Coach to manage their athletes' training. When teams ensure their athletes are training at the right paces they have broad-based success. The Marietta High School Cross Country program is a great example of what can happen when adopting VDOT training methods. Since joining [...]

Coach Spotlight: Elizabeth DeBole

By |2022-10-06T13:30:17-04:00October 6th, 2022|Coach Profiles|

Elizabeth DeBole is a former collegiate coach at Stanford University, 4-time All American at Georgetown and a Olympics Trials Qualifier. She's now private coaching on V.O2 with a focus on guiding athletes through the recruiting process and transitioning from high school to college. How did you get into running? I started running in 7th grade [...]

Project: Breaking 3

By |2021-12-16T14:34:54-05:00December 15th, 2021|Coach Profiles|

Mary Johnson was used to being on a team. Having rowed crew collegiately, she had experienced the power of collective goal setting and accountability to a sum greater than one’s own. She had grown passionate about what being in that team environment can bring out of one another. “I remember how great having a team [...]

How Did Your Running Story Start?

By |2020-02-26T13:26:27-05:00February 26th, 2020|Athlete Profiles, Coach Profiles|

We're proud to have over 45 Olympic Trials Qualifiers in the marathon on our app. The story of VDOT started due to an Olympic pursuit and the search for how to train properly in the sport of running. In Atlanta we'll be celebrating the sport we love and the continuation of Dr. Jack Daniels' legacy. [...]

“This Race Was 25 Years In The Making!”

By |2020-01-24T13:17:38-05:00January 24th, 2020|Athlete Profiles, Coach Profiles|

Congratulations to VDOT Coach Malindi Elmore on setting a Canadian national record at the Houston Marathon. Version 3.0 (track, triathlon, marathon): So much for the 10,000 hour rule - this race was 25 years in the making! Millions of steps and thousands of races; from the highs of highs to lows of lows; from crushing [...]

Nick Hilton Wins The Disney Marathon

By |2020-01-17T12:45:35-05:00January 17th, 2020|Coach Profiles, Training Talk|

On a very warm/humid day VDOT Coach Nick Hilton took home his second victory at the Disney Marathon with a negative split. We asked Nick how he adjusted his strategy and managed the conditions in the race so well: Knowing that it might be warm and humid in Orlando, and since I live in a [...]

Friends Stick Together

By |2019-12-11T13:26:06-05:00December 11th, 2019|Athlete Profiles, Coach Profiles|

The road to the Olympic Trials started with the trust of a friendship. Caleb Kerr will toe the line again with his former teammate and now coach in Atlanta. "My best friend and college teammate Caleb Kerr had surgery on BOTH his Achilles tendons for Haglund's syndrome in 2016. He spent almost a year without [...]

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