Posts tagged oiselleteamnc
The Sir Walter Miler

And the crowd fell silent. The women’s field toed the line. In seconds the stacked women’s field would go after the coveted 4:30 mile barrier achieved by only about 66 women in history. Fans were in position, tracing the inside of the track and lining lane 3. You could hear a pin drop but the buzz of adrenaline was floating in the air. The gun went off and following moments seemed surreal.  

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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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Southen Bird Camp Reflection

The very first Regional Bird Camp was even better than expected. Upliiting and rewarding, I will forever treasure my experiences with these 18 women. I shared my story but the stories these women shared with me were the inspiring ones. I have been running competitively for about 10 years but I am constantly learning. The moments I shared with these ladies taught me more about myself and left me eager to compete. This is my recap. 

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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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