Jake raced the USATF 1 Mile Road Championship hosted by the Grand Blue Mile and placed 4th amongst a competitive field. Just 4 days later he came back strong and WON the mile at Drake Relays, one of the most renowned track meets in America. Here's what Jake has to say about his recent races in Des… Continue reading Race Recap- Jake Edwards
CRC Elites had a fantastic performance this year! Check out the recap from some of our members. (Click Here for results) Jessica Hoover I would say I was more excited than nervous! My build up was far from perfect, with plenty of unexpected days off, but I learned to trust the training and realize that… Continue reading 2018 Nationwide Children’s Hospital Columbus Marathon & 1/2 Marathon Recap!
Yes, it’s that time of year for me. The “trials of miles” time. After a successful track season, I’ve spent the past few summer months with my training dedicated to building strength. I was able to establish new 1500m, 3000m and half marathon personal bests in about a five month window from late February to… Continue reading CRC Elite Training Update- Joe Guerra
This one is being recorded as one of my best races ever. Definitely one of my best finishes in years... YEARS!! 9/10 times when I race a PR, I either fade to barely hang on or run consistent splits. My final lap today was blistering for my standards. I haven't closed like this since college..… Continue reading Joe Guerra – 3k PR at SPIRE
Trials, smiles, and all the miles
That’s the quote I have written on my training log because running has been nothing but that; lots of trials, yet so many smiles with my teammates while grinding through many miles, rain or shine.
I don’t think I’ve ever really given anyone a good answer to the question:
Why do you run?
There are so many reasons why and it’s hard to explain in a short amount of time. It’s like trying to explain the entire Star Wars series to someone who’s never watched any of the movies. But before I talk about my WHY, I have to give some background about my running experience.
My first encounter with the sport of running started when I was in 7th grade. I joined the Dublin Sells Middle School track and field team with my twin sister, Sakiko. I was good enough to run at invitational…
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