The Champion Next Door Show – Episode 31 with Evan Gaynor

Evan Gaynor – Perrysburg, Ohio Evan ran 2:17:29 at Grandma’s Marathon in 2019 to qualify for his second US Olympic Marathon Trials. He also qualified for the 2016 Trials by running 1:04:44 at the 2016 Jacksonville Half Marathon. Evan was a state cross-country champion in high school and a five-time All-American at Malone University. HeContinue reading “The Champion Next Door Show – Episode 31 with Evan Gaynor”

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”

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