Tagged: Interview

RTX: The Holy Grail of Recovery?

January 20th, 2012 in Features by 7 Comments

Are two Stanford University biologists about to change the future of exercise science and running as we know it? Richard Stiller made a journey to campus to find out… It is early November, 2011. I am navigating through the Stanford University Campus in Palo Alto, California.  I have a 1 p.m. meeting in Gilbert Hall. […]

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Your Silly Road Race 10:10.11

October 10th, 2011 in Headlines by 3 Comments

The zombie apocalypse is upon us! Starting in less than two weeks, runners will be dodging obstacles, avoiding zombies, and racing other runners in the Run For Your Lives 5K series. Clearly, the self-described “Zombie Infested 5k Obstacle Course” is far from your ordinary 5K race. The race has a dozen obstacles, plus “live” zombies […]

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Your Silly Road Race 9:23.11

September 23rd, 2011 in Articles by 1 Comment

Cross country: it’s not just for kids anymore! We’ve been gushing love about cross country the past few weeks (check the “Articles” tab to see our recent D-I cross country previews), so it seemed on theme to mention the first annual Illinois Club XC Invitational – to be run in Harm’s Woods just north of […]

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One Step at a Time: Running Down Homelessness

August 9th, 2011 in Articles by 7 Comments

It is not every day that your running partner is homeless. Or that the person pushing you toward the finish in that last mile is an ex-convict. But on Back on My Feet campuses across the country, this is an everyday occurrence. Back on My Feet (BoMF) is a non-profit organization founded by Anne Mahlum […]

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Rollins Keeps Rolling: Nancy Rollins Leads U.S. Masters Women in Sacramento

August 2nd, 2011 in Articles by 3 Comments

One woman defies the universal belief that getting older means getting slower. Nancy Rollins is 64, but nearly anyone younger will have trouble keeping up with her in a long distance race. She is one of the best in the world in her age group in events including the 10K and marathon, and she has […]

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What Wasn’t Doesn’t Matter: Renaldo Nehemiah on Success

July 28th, 2011 in Articles by 9 Comments

Many people remember Renaldo Nehemiah for the way he cleared flights of hurdles with beauty and finesse. He was the first person to break the 13-second barrier – and 30 years later, fewer than a dozen men have done the same. Winning the NCAA Championships twice and being named the 1979 Penn Relays MVP (after […]

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The Road Ahead for Sam Chelanga

June 21st, 2011 in Articles by 0 Comments

Sam (Sammy) Chelanga won multiple NCAA cross-country titles (pictured) and numerous other accolades at Liberty University. Mike Atwood, a.k.a. Faster Than Forty’s Coach @, traded e-mails with him after he closed out his NCAA career this year with an NCAA 5K win for the Liberty Flames. Read their interview here: FTF: Sammy, congrats on your […]

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The Man You Didn’t Know to Thank: Dave McGillivray

June 16th, 2011 in Articles by 1 Comment

New England is very much a ‘love-it-or-hate-it’ kind of place. It has a feeling of intensity; a competitive aura visibly poignant during hometown sporting events and understatedly so in day-to-day conflicts among its denizens. The volatile climate prompts locals to shrug their shoulders and get on with the day; seeking attention or crying uncle is […]

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Interview: Ken Lubin of Executive Athletes

May 5th, 2011 in Articles by 1 Comment

Ken Lubin, from the Boston area, is an executive recruiter with ZRG Partners. He is also a kick-ass mountain biker, downhill skier, and endurance athlete that founded a very popular (and growing) group on LinkedIn for business executives who remain competitive in their sport of choice; it’s called Executive Athletes, and if you belong to LinkedIn […]

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