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Olympian Deena Kastor Discusses the Power of Positive Thinking

By Nicolle Monico | June 5, 2018

In July, Deena Kastor will drive from her home in Mammoth Lakes, California to Alamosa, Colorado to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the first U.S. Olympic marathon trials. Kastor will be alongside other notable runners including Frank Shorter, Billy Mills, Amby Burfoot and Hal Higdon. But the trip has a secondary purpose that’s just as […]

Hoka One One Signs Ashley Brasovan & Joe Gray

By Nicolle Monico | June 5, 2018

When discussing 28-year-old runner Ashley Brasovan, it’s hard not to bring up her former opponent Jordan Hasay—a now household name in the running world. During their earlier years of competing, the pair were solidifying their elite status by stacking up wins in various track and field and distance events. In 2005, Hasay took home the […]

Small But Mighty: Runner John Young Defies the Odds

By Nicolle Monico | May 17, 2018

John Young never imagined that he would one day call himself an endurance athlete. Born with Achondroplasia, a form of dwarfism, Young was constantly told when he was a child that wasn’t built for many physical activities. As an adult, a doctor told him not to run or risk damaging his spine. Today, not only does […]

Jenny Simpson Dishes On Her New American Record

By Nicolle Monico | May 9, 2018

This article originally appeared on Women’s Running. When Jenny Simpson stood behind the starting line at the Drake Relays in Des Moines, Iowa on April 27, she was pretty sure that she was minutes away from breaking an American record. The Iowa native and New Balance athlete has earned Olympic and World Championship medals throughout […]

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