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After Altitude Training, It Is Time to Spike it Up and Enjoy the Camel City Mile

 After completing 26 days of altitude training in San Luis Potosí, I have returned for my first race of 2015, the JDL Fast Track Camel City Mile in Winston-Salem, North Carolina. Today, I attended the Elite Athlete Meet and Greet and had the chance to meet wonderful people. I enjoyed the event and cannot wait to race tomorrow. My training this month was very productive thanks to the guidance of my coach, great teammates, and the SLP community that made my stay so confortable and enjoyable. I have been going back to San Luis since 2009 for training because it has suitable altitude locations, delicious food that reminds me of my mother’s cooking, great life-long friends, great training facilities and nearby...

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Through the Eyes of the Lion: Training Day 19 and 180+ New Sponsors!

Last weekend, we packed our bags and visited Real de Catorce to train. Our dear friend and host German Silva led the team in this adventure. We were also joined by Alex Lohr from FloTrack. Real de Catorce is a magical place and the views were breathtaking. While I ran through the hills, German noticed that my step was a bit off. I had never done any training in such terrain so he gave me helpful tips for trail running. On the way back on the road we found a nice creek bed where Knox and I decided to try our newly acquired skills. It has been an exciting two weeks and I have just completed Day 19 of altitude...

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