This image is from my run this morning…6 miles over some hilly dirt roads in Central Texas. There is nothing better than getting out and clearing the mind to start the day. I hope that everyone is able to get out each day and start their day the best way that I know how…with a … More My run (views)
Every day is an OPPORTUNITY to get FITTER, FASTER, or to RECOVER. That is what it means to be CONSISTENT in training. And when you view it that way, there are no days off and there are no wasted days. Everything that we do, in regards to running, is to either get us FITTER, FASTER, … More CONSISTENCY
It’s been two weeks since our cross country season ended and I’m not sure that a day has passed where I didn’t think, “What could we have done differently…what could we have done better?” I always think that the best time to review the season is when it’s the most fresh in your mind, and … More Cross Country 2019 — Looking Back
3 miles, 2 miles, 1 mile, 1000 meters, 600 meters, 400 meters Splits: 15:05, 9:47, 4:45, 2:53, 1:40, 64 Recovery: 3 min throughout Austin Roth, November 2019 I started coaching Austin in September as he wanted guidance for his build up to the 2020 US Olympic Trials Marathon. Austin is one of my online clients … More Workout of the Day –Austin Roth
I have completely neglected this website…and in so doing that, I have neglected a part of me as a coach that was always analyzing, learning, and exploring new ways to be better. My last post was on July 2nd where I tried to catch up a bit and explain the lack of posts before then. … More Here Now…
I want to first apologize for my lack of posting throughout the Spring Semester; it was an incredibly busy time for my family. We welcomed our second child, Samuel Miles, into the world in late-December and that with morning practices made it very tough to keep up with posting. We also lost my mother this … More Catching up…
Five athletes — five personal best performances. You can’t really beat that, right? This past weekend we had five athletes participate in the Grandmas Marathon and Gary Bjorklund Half Marathon in Duluth, Minnesota. Kelsey Bruce, Stetson Rayas, and Trent Phelps all took part in the half marathon, while Jake Krolick and Chad Maloy ran in … More Grandmas Marathon Recap
Yesterday was the 2019 USATF XC Championships, which was the trial qualifying for the 2019 World XC Championships that are taking place in Denmark this year. For the first time since I can remember…the fields were stacked, as if they were actually racing for something. And the races were exciting. But, it got me thinking … More USATF XC — Why it is important.
Weldon Johnson is the co-founder (with his brother) of Letsrun.com, but is also one of my all-time favorite runners. In the late 1990s and early 2000’s he went from never qualifying for the NCAA Championships to finishing 4th in the US in the 10,000 meters (twice)!!! After college Weldon moved to Flagstaff, Arizona to see … More Workout of the Day — Weldon Johnson
If you aren’t sweating before a race, then you did not warm up well enough. — Donnie Phillips, aka my dad My dad is the reason that I started running. He was our high school’s record holder in the Mile run and it was a time and record that I chased throughout my prep years … More Learning From the Greats — My dad.