Pro-Tips is a series of articles directly from the pros. Tips from the mouth of the athletes who have reached the pinnacle of the sport. With tips of every kind, this article series is intended to help enlighten everyone on what it is the pros do that help set them apart. 

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Erik Sowinski on Perseverance Jun 27, 2015

Erik Sowinski was a five-time first team All-American at the University of Iowa. While Erik had a lot of success in college, it took some effort to get an endorsement deal done for him.

Jenny Simpson on Handling the Ups and Downs of Running Rob Versaw Jun 20, 2015

Jenny Simpson is a household name in American distance running right now for both her racing prowess and her positive personality during interviews. And, it doesn't hurt that she has a 1500 PR of 3:58.28 at famed Prefontaine Classic. Having prepped in Florida, she relocated to the beautiful Rocky Mountain region to compete collegiately at the University of Colorado where she won numerous All-American certificates and multiple national championships.

Ryan Hall: Iron Sharpens Iron Rob Versaw Jan 30, 2015

Ryan Hall has had a lot of rivals. In high school, Alan Webb & Dathan Ritzenhein, in college he had many especially teammate Ian Dobson. Read more about Ryan used these situations to help make himself a better.

Mark Husted: giving yourself a chance Rob Versaw Jul 31, 2014

In summer, you have to travel great distances to see Mark Husted run 800s, but he was a frequent sight at close-to-Colorado indoor meets this last winter. Colorado Track XC file photo by Alan Versaw.