The Champion Next Door Show – Episode 26 with Julie Mercado

Julie Mercado – Dayton, Ohio Julie ran 2:53:14 in Houston this year at age 46, which was only her third marathon and her first since running Boston at age 26. She also ran 1:22:01 in November at Indy during her buildup to attempt to qualify for the Olympic Trials Marathon. Julie was an All-American inContinue reading “The Champion Next Door Show – Episode 26 with Julie Mercado”

The Champion Next Door Show – Episode 24 with Katie Ruhlman

Katie Ruhlman – Dayton, Ohio Katie ran in the 2020 U.S. Olympic Trials Marathon after qualifying with a 2:44:15 at the 2020 Houston Marathon. Houston was Katie’s third attempt to qualify after running Columbus (2:53:58) and Indianapolis (2:46:34) in late 2019. Katie ran sprints, hurdles, and middle distance at Cedarville University, where she holds theContinue reading “The Champion Next Door Show – Episode 24 with Katie Ruhlman”

The Champion Next Door Show – Episode 23 with Dustin Sprague

Dustin Sprague – Dayton, Ohio Dustin ran 2:23:00 (4th Overall) at the 2019 Columbus Marathon at age 44. It was his 17th marathon since he began running competitively at age 37. In the Fall of 2019, Dustin also ran 32:19 for 10K (Minster Oktoberfest Classic), 25:14 for five miles (Miamisburg Turkey Trot), 52:27 for tenContinue reading “The Champion Next Door Show – Episode 23 with Dustin Sprague”

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