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7.21.21

How Josette Norris Rebounded from a Disappointing Trials to Run a Huge PR

"To bounce back after a disappointing Trials is just a testament to...


7.9.21

How Peabody’s Heather MacLean blossomed into an Olympian

A “blue-collar kid” who’s extremely gritty and relentlessly pursues...


7.14.21

I Fought The Mile, and The Mile Won

The true beauty of the Mile: It scans an exact black-and-white...


7.23.21

Cole Hocker Brimming with Confidence

"I really want to make the final. That’s a big goal. And then once...


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Cole Hocker Brimming with Confidence

July 23, 2021

"I really want to make the final. That’s a big goal. And then once I’m in the final, I think I just have just as good a shot as anyone."

By Sieg Lindstrom, Track & Field News

Headed to Tokyo as the youngest U.S. men’s 1500 Olympian since Villanova’s Marty Liquori in ’68, Cole Hocker, 20,...

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How Josette Norris Rebounded from a Disappointing Trials to Run a Huge PR

July 21, 2021

"To bounce back after a disappointing Trials is just a testament to who she is and how much he loves the sport.”

By Taylor Dutch, Runner's World

Almost a month after finishing eighth in the 5000 meters at the U.S. Olympic Track & Field Trials, Josette Norris raced on the track again—and she...

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I Fought The Mile, and The Mile Won

July 14, 2021

The true beauty of the Mile: It scans an exact black-and-white photocopy of who you are right there — warts and all.

By Chris Foster, PodiumRunner.com

It doesn’t matter if you ran the Mile in college, ran it on your high school track team, or ran it in gym class for the (much-dreaded)...

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How Peabody’s Heather MacLean blossomed into an Olympian

July 09, 2021

A “blue-collar kid” who’s extremely gritty and relentlessly pursues her goals.

By Trevor Hass. Boston.com

As Heather MacLean has ascended from running rookie to collegiate athlete to All-American to Olympian, her journey has been anything but linear.

Unrelenting bouts with pneumonia in...

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