Top runners from middle school to professional shared the Emory University track to compete in seven thrilling back-to-back performances at the 2018 Wingfoot Mile. With tight finishes and personal bests all night, not even the rain could put a damper on the evening. Mizuno celebrated the top middle and high school runners with Wingfoot Mile kits for all competitors. Men’s…Read More
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Coaches Corner: Altitude Camp with Atlanta Track Club Elite Runners
This winter, Atlanta Track Club Elite packed up their Mizuno gear and headed west for a month of training at altitude in Albuquerque, New Mexico. Two 2020 US Olympic Marathon Trial qualifiers, Sallie Post and Bridget Lyons, shared what a day in the life of an elite runner at altitude looks like. 7:30 a.m. – The morning starts with the…Read More
Why Do You Peachtree?
For some, the Fourth of July means backyard cookouts, days at the beach, or finding respite from the summer heat by lounging in the lake. For 60,000 others, America’s Independence Day means running, walking and celebrating down Atlanta’s main thoroughfare at the AJC Peachtree Road Race. Each of these participants (including many Mizuno staff and family members) cross the…Read More
Coaches Corner: Workouts I Love
Photo by Dan McCauley By Amy Begley, Atlanta Track Club Elite Coach Everyone has a love-hate relationship with running workouts. Some people don’t do prescribed workouts and just run miles. Others like the grind of tempos and mile repeats and some prefer the lactic acid inducing short speed intervals. A few of my favorite workouts include the workouts known as…Read More