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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 [...]

7-Min PR For Kevin

By |2019-11-21T13:10:03-05:00November 21st, 2019|Athlete Profiles, Coach Profiles|

"I could not have done this without awesome coaching from Alana. The VDOT training plus her positive vibes had me primed for a great race." - Kevin Curley "Coaching Kevin has been an exciting journey. We started working together as he prepared for the Lake Placid 1/2 Ironman in September. Then using his base from [...]

3:29 To 3:08 To 2:57

By |2019-10-08T12:43:43-04:00October 8th, 2019|Coach Profiles|

VDOT Coach Mike Sweeney cruised to an 11-minute PR at the St. George Marathon. Mike's negative split (out in 1:30:08, back in 1:27:18) placed him 19th in the M40 division. VDOT plans changed the game for me. Got me faster, helped me get certified and now help me create plans for my running clients. From [...]

The VDOT Marketplace Is Growing

By |2019-10-08T09:43:06-04:00September 24th, 2019|Coach Profiles, VDOT Marketplace|

Coaches from all over the world are choosing VDOT O2 to manage their athletes' training and grow their business. Here are the latest to set up a profile and offer private coaching on the VDOT Marketplace: Andrew Samuels is a certified personal trainer and NYC-based coach with Mile High Run Club. His services include in-person [...]

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