Today I’m doing everything I can to keep up with two-time Olympian Nick Symmonds.
Nick made his on the international scene as an 800 meter runner, which some would label as the hardest event in a track meet. Nick isn’t so sure the 800 is the hardest, though it’s no picnic for sure.
Bursting Onto the Scene at the Prefontaine Classic
Nick ran the 800 and 1500 in college, but when he went pro he had to pick one distance and focus on it if he ever wanted to be truly elite.
He chose the 800, which obviously was the right choice, but his career got off to a rough start. Read more
Molly Huddle is an incredibly accomplished track and cross country runner, with quite a few accolades to her name.
In college, she was a 10 time All-American. Since turning pro, she’s competed in races in Europe and represented the United States at various international meets, including the 2012 Olympics. And earlier this summer, improved upon her own personal best and American record time in the 5,000 meters in a time of 14:42:64. Read more