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 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.
Brooks Beast Katie Mackey takes a minute to talk with Milesplit about her secrets to staying focused.
Matt Hemingway won the 2004 Olympic Silver medal in the HJ after quitting the sport twice. Read what made him great!
Quirky, confident and fast Kate Grace takes some time to chat with Milesplit about what makes her who she is.
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.
Ian Dobson talks about his rivalry with Ryan Hall. Stay tuned next time, we will get to hear Ryan Hall's side of the story.
Phoebe Wright gives advice about the importance of community to the running world.
Josh McAdams, winner of multiple national steeplechase titles, had to overcome a lot of people thinking he couldn't do what he did. Contributed photo.
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.
Tyler Pennel competes in the World Half Marathon Championships earlier this year. Contributed photo.