The Big O

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It’s here– the year we’ve been waiting for since we crossed the finish line at our respective races during the 2012 Olympic Trials. 2016. The next Olympic Year. Another attempt at making the hardest team in the world to make and the next chance to chase our wildest, grandest dreams. Does that sound like a lot … Continued

The Calm Before the Storm

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Here we are– the week before the 2015 USA Championships. We’ve followed the grids. We’ve participated in meetings. We’ve posted on social media. We’ve lived the grind– the grueling winter long runs, the late evening lifts, the cross-training on our own, the physio visits, the mental preparation, the ladders, the drills. We’ve turned down ice … Continued

Upward Trajectory…

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I wanted to title this post OMG HEIDI IS AN AUSSIE CHAMP, but I didn’t want to give everything away in the first five seconds… by now, you’ve probably all seen the Instagrams and Facebook posts about how proud and freaking excited we all are– our little Mama Kitty is a champion!! Heidi makes the … Continued

A Furman Elite Gratitude List

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Warning: this will probably be THE CHEESIEST post to ever grace runfurman.com– but that’s why the powers that be brought me here: to add a little extra mushiness to this group of gutsy, badass runners! June is here! Track just. got. real. The outdoor season isn’t just in full swing– it’s go time, and the … Continued

Begin Again

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“The best thing about endings is knowing that just ahead is the daunting task to start over.” ― Jodi Picoult Here we go again… back at it for part two of our year: the outdoor track and field season. The past two weeks have been a blur for Furman Elite; some people put the breaks … Continued