Posts Tagged: running inspiration

Jan | 14
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Brooks Athletes, Events, Inspiration

Hansons-Brooks ODP Runner Desiree Davila Secures Coveted Seat on Team USA for 2012 Olympics

Desiree Davila, member of the Hansons-Brooks Original Distance Project (ODP), an elite running team sponsored by Brooks, crossed the line at the USA Olympic Marathon Trials, earning herself a place on the 2012 USA Olympic Marathon team. Davila, one of 191 women competing for three spots, clocked in with an official time of 2:25:55. Click… Read more »

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Nov | 15
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Inspiration, Running Tips

5 Ways to Beat Your Nerves

I was standing on the starting line of the NCAA DIII Cross-Country National Championship race. It was the third time I had stood on that starting line. An All-American medal (an award given to the top 35 runners in the nation) stood on my desk at home from the previous year. This year, my coach… Read more »

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Oct | 27
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Brooks Athletes, Events, Inspiration

Sam Fox Finishes the Pacific Crest Trail to Raise Support for Parkinson’s Disease

The Pacific Crest Trail spans 2,256.5 miles and the entire west coast—from Canada to Mexico. It climbs nearly 60 major mountain passes and descends 19 canyons. Fewer people have thru-hiked the Pacific Crest Trail than have climbed Mt. Everest. Yesterday morning, Sam Fox completed his journey across the entire Pacific Crest Trail. It took Sam… Read more »

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Oct | 5
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Brooks Athletes, Inspiration

Monday inspiration: Coach Buddy Albro

Six years ago Buddy Albro started a running club at the elementary school where he teaches P.E. Today, roughly 600 students, teachers, and parents participate in the Krueger Elementary Running Club. Last year they ran over 25,000 miles. In a recent profile from the San Antonio edition of examiner.com, Coach Albro pointed out that a… Read more »

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