Inspiration

Run Like McMillan Series: Sean Baker

This is the first article in the Run Like McMillan series, a series of profiles on McMillan athletes.  It started out as a twin thing.  Sean Baker’s twin brother was a state cross-country and track champion their sophomore year of high school, and the coach wanted another Baker.  “He’d say ‘Hey Suzie, I’m still waiting…
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Faster as a Master: Elizabeth Clor

Nothing excites us more than seeing athletes reach new levels. It’s common to see our beginning runners make large gains in a short amount of time if they stick to their plan. What’s less common is to take on coaching a runner with over 10 years of experience and who already had shaved over an…
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9 WAYS FOR STAYING ON TRACK IN THE WINTER MONTHS

“Now is the winter of our discontent.” The darkness has been slowly swallowing the day since Halloween. It’s been a warm fall, yet the cold and snow arrived on time for Christmas. The tasks of winter still maintain their nuance, stacking wood, scraping car windows, and shoveling snow. It’s time for stopping by the neighbors…
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3 EASY WAYS TO BALANCE WORK AND RUNNING

We all love to run. We all need to work. Sometimes the balance of both can get pretty tough. This article offers some tips on how to manage both running and working, and gives you a glimpse into my personal experience as a runner and a full-time working mom of two small children. 1-FIND A…
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DREAM BIG AND ACHIEVE YOUR GOALS

“Our greatest weakness lies in giving up. The most certain way to succeed is always to try just one more time.”  – Thomas A. Edison One of the biggest lessons I have learned during my experience as a coach is the importance to never stop dreaming about the next big goal. There are different types of…
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