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Lauren Wallace reflects on the Olympic Trials, her 2016 season

I talked with my good friend–and track wife–Lauren Wallace Misenti, after my she read my last blog post. Lauren ran at UC Davis, graduated in…

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Don’t let people give you shit about your dreams.

Don’t let people who aren’t doing shit about their dreams give you shit about yours.

Felt like shit. Still progress.
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Perfectionism is harder than 12 long runs

I posted this photo on Instagram captioned: “Felt like shit. Still progress.” I was talking about perfectionism.

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The orange juice and her irons

Melanie Brender’s untitled poem anemia poem she wrote after finding out she might be anemic instead of just bad at running.

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Running is hard: anemia & getting in your own way

She just thought she was bad at running and didn’t fit in, until she found out her iron was just low.

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Melanie Brender | Preview

Melanie Brender left Utica Stevenson High School, in 2010, with her heart set on going to Notre Dame.

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Check in on your people, they might need a glass of water

Please check in on your friends and teammates, even when it seems like things are going well.

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Running’s hard, let’s talk about it

Running is hard. Let’s talk about it.