Malindi Elmore’s Transformative Career

By |2022-11-04T10:10:37-04:00November 3rd, 2022|Athlete Profiles|

Credit: @mgb4photography Malindi Elmore is a longtime coach on V.O2. Over the last several years she has shocked the running world by transforming her career from Olympic 1500m runner to Olympic marathoner. In the early 2000's she was a Canadian national champion middle distance star, (one of their best ever). 20 years later she's one [...]

Episode 2 With Malindi Elmore

By |2020-04-08T11:03:50-04:00April 8th, 2020|Podcast Episodes|

Malindi Elmore has been running competitively for over two decades and until recently was best known for her middle distance personal bests, national titles and qualifying for the Olympics in the 1500m. The 40-year-old native of Kelowna, British Columbia and mother of two boys had retired from competitive running but then got pulled back in [...]

“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 [...]

An Improbable Athletic Journey

By |2019-09-02T15:06:31-04:00August 29th, 2019|Athlete Profiles, Coach Profiles|

Editor's Note: Malindi Elmore's transition to the marathon was unlikely yet she finds herself competing for a spot in her second Olympics 15-years later. Her story is remarkable. Below we summarize and get a chance to ask her questions about this improbable athletic journey. After a standout career on the track at Stanford, Malindi made [...]

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 [...]

VDOT Coach Spotlight: Malindi Elmore

By |2018-01-22T15:49:32-05:00January 22nd, 2018|Coach Profiles, VDOT Marketplace|

Malindi Elmore is currently a featured running coach on the VDOT O2 Coach Marketplace. According to her, she has been a competitive athlete ever since she started racing her sister to bed. Her first coaching job was back in 1998 as a Stanford Cross Country Camp counselor. She went on to set school records at Stanford, win [...]

Support Coach For High School Runners

By |2017-12-16T14:10:23-05:00December 15th, 2017|Coach Profiles, VDOT Marketplace|

The VDOT Marketplace allows athletes to search for coaches based on keywords to help find the best coaching match possible. Today, if you select the tag "High School Runners" you'll find Olympian and former Stanford University standout Malindi Elmore. Malindi now offers a unique product for young athletes:  Support Coach For High School Runners. Oftentimes, young [...]

Tomica Čudina Sets 8-Minute PR At Frankfurt Mainova Half Marathon

By |2017-03-17T22:24:11-04:00March 17th, 2017|Clients, Results, Testimonials|

Tomica Čudina set an 8-minute PR at the Frankfurt Mainova Half Marathon. His official time was 1:37:00. [Full Results] Afterwards, he thanked his coach Malindi Elmore: I would like to thank you Malindi for all the support you have given me through out my preparations, with the training program but also with all the advices […]

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