Photos From McMillan Elite-Team USA Arizona

  • By Mario Fraioli
  • Published Aug. 9, 2010
  • Updated Aug. 9, 2010 at 10:36 PM UTC

Last week,’s Mario Fraioli and Matt Fitzgerald traveled to Flagstaff, Arizona to spend a day with reigning U.S. 20K champion Brett Gotcher and his teammates from the McMillan Elite-Team USA Arizona training group. Check out this photo gallery from last Wednesday morning’s workout at Buffalo Park (7,175 feet above sea level), where Gotcher and his training partners Nick Arciniaga, 2:11:47 marathoner, and Fasil Bizuneh, runner-up at the 2007 U.S. Half Marathon Championships, completed a 10-mile steady state run in preparation for the fall road racing season. Photos by Mario Fraioli. [nggallery id=133]

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Mario Fraioli

Mario Fraioli

Mario Fraioli is a senior editor at Competitor magazine. A cross-country All-American at Stonehill College in 2003, he now coaches the Prado Women's Racing Team in San Diego and was the men's marathon coach for Costa Rica's 2012 Olympic team. His first book, The Official Rock 'n' Roll Guide To Marathon & Half-Marathon Training (VeloPress, 2013) is available in bookstores, running shops and online.

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