Rowan Jones has now dropped over 1-hour off his marathon PR in the past 6-years. His progression continued at the Indianapolis Marathon with a 2:45:18 (3:50 PR). [Full Results]
We’re excited to announce the details of our next VDOT Clinic. Coaches of all levels and athletes interested in the science of our sport are all welcome. We hope you can join us this summer in beautiful northern California!
Tim Jones, a newly VDOT Certified coach, got some incredible results this fall with his marathon clients. To be exact, “Six Athletes, Six PRs and Five BQs.”
Earlier this year, I volunteered to coach Tina, Karen, Chris, Mark, Natalie, and Cheryl for fall marathons. I delivered weekly workouts using the Run SMART Project VDOT Coach app and also posted the workouts on Facebook.
Run SMART Project provided the Jack Daniels’ Marathon Training Plan and we set individualized VDOT training paces for each athlete using the VDOT Running Calculator, which is embedded in VDOT Coach. Then we got down to some serious training. We did a lot of workouts and long runs together and it was a blast.
Read more about Tim and his athletes’ success on his blog The Running Jones.
Jim Partridge showcasing his new coaching certificate after attending Dr. Jack Daniels’ VDOT O2 Coaching Clinic:
“I attended the VDOT 02 course in Oakland (8/8/15) and just finished the exam. This course was great! It reinforced many concepts and taught me even more. Well worth the investment & time.”
We’re excited to announce that one of the greatest female distance runners of all time will be our featured guest speaker at the next VDOT Coaching Clinic on November 7th in New York City.
Olympic medalist, three-time World XC Champion and American record-holder, Lynn Jennings, will be joining Dr. Jack Daniels to share her experiences as both a coach and athlete. Lynn’s talk will focus on the “Importance Of A Coach And Teaching Your Athlete to Be Self-Sufficient.”