Houston Marathon Recap: Tom Black Goes 2:31

By |2022-01-20T12:59:36-05:00January 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 [...]

“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 [...]

Matt Freitas Takes His Running To The Next Level

By |2019-09-09T09:30:54-04:00September 6th, 2019|Athlete Profiles|

Editor's Note: After commending him on his workout Matt Freitas messaged us, "Thanks for your platform...it's taken my running to the next level." Naturally, we wanted to learn more about his progress. In less than two years, the pediatric dentist and father of three has gone from 3:55 at the Iceland Marathon to 3:04:56 this [...]

All Around Rock Star

By |2019-01-31T13:51:20-05:00January 31st, 2019|Coach Profiles|

VDOT Coach Malindi Elmore's marathon "debut" (she has run 2:59 at the end of an Ironman) in Houston has gotten a lot of attention. The 38-year-old mother of two was the only non-full-time runner to crack the top 10 with an official time of 2:32:10. [Official Results] Apparently, training and running a fast marathon isn't [...]

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