Posts tagged oiselle
Petite Girls Guide to Oiselle

I am 5'0" and range from 100-110 lbs depending on the season and time of day. Before the days of dry-fit, fitted womens shirts, my running attire consisted of the short and wide youth extra large cotton t-shirts, tights scrunched up around the ankles, and sweatshirts and jackets with flopping sleeves and waistbands hitting just below the butt. It was great for sneaking food into the theater but not so much for running...or going out in public really. 

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Hall of Fame, Bird Camp, Race. My weekend and how it all ended.

What started as a week marked with stress and a slight mental breakdown ended in a profound way. I had planned to embark on a crazy expedition of driving from Raleigh to Blowing Rock, then back to Apex, then back to Blowing Rock, Blowing Rock to Charlotte, and then flying out to Boston and eventually back to Raleigh, all in 5 days, potentially during a hurricane, and all before a race. This is how it ended...

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New Season New Goals

Each season is a new season. What happened in the past is in the past and while I can learn from past experiences I cannot rest on them. Each season has the potential to build on the previous but only if I do my part. All that being said, I focus on goal setting to focus my attention on what lies before me. Moving on from a lack luster spring the fall awaits me. New season, new goals!

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Oiselle Haute Volee

After a year of disappointment and a drive to succeed fueled by my Oiselle NC teammates, I finally hit my stride. I ran without expectations and harnessed the support of my teammates. I stepped up and enjoyed myself through the process. After learning to love the sport again I finally made it. Here's to the next chapter of my life, the Haute Volée.

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Monumental Weekend

I can’t believe how long it has been since I ran the Indianapolis Monumental Half-Marathon and qualified for the Olympic Trials Marathon but I can say I’m still sometimes shocked by it. When I turned the corner coming into the final straight away I could see the time and could not believe what I had done. I was so overjoyed I felt like I could run another! Luckily I remembered how those last 3 miles had started to feel and just stood there in the finish shoot just taking it all in. This is my story of qualifying for the 2016 US Olympic Marathon Trials.

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