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 25 with Jeff Coudron

Jeff Coudron – Dayton, Ohio Jeff has raced over 40 marathons and runs Speedy Feet, a race timing and management company based in Dayton. He has run Boston in his 20’s, 30’s, and 40’s, and has completed multiple Ironman triathlons. He talks about timing the Minster Oktoberfest Classic 10K, one of the area’s premier races,Continue reading “The Champion Next Door Show – Episode 25 with Jeff Coudron”

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”

Ohloru Performance