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Ryan Hall

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Against a world class field, Hall ran like a veteran to finish 7th at the 2007 Flora London on April 22 and his 2 hour, 8 minute, 24 second stellar performance produced the fastest U.S. marathon debut ever.

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Noticed your...

08/09/07 More

Your brother

I want all the best for Chad. I try and be there for him the best I can. I am very excited for him going to Eugene. It is one of the most exciting schools in the country for a track runner to go...

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Hey, Ryan. I...

08/13/07 More

Staying motivated

I too have struggled with this one but it is something I am getting better at as I mature. I think there are two things that I think about after bad races that helps me stay motivated. The first...

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08/09/07 More

What makes you tick?

Thanks for the thoughtful question. I run because I feel that I was made to run. When I get up every morning and lace up my running shoes it rarely is a chore because I feel very strongly that I ...

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What workout...

08/05/07 More

Workouts you don't like

To be honest, I don't really hate any workouts that I do. The thing about running is that your body is always adapting so just because a workout doesn't go well the first time around doesn't mean ...

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Ryan, I'm...

08/05/07 More

Team Running USA?

Team Running USA has invested in American distance running by supporting various post collegiate running groups throughout the country. I have been blessed to be apart of team running USA mammoth....

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Ryan......al...

08/04/07 More

Summer training

It would be unwise for me to throw a number at you without knowing more about your training. The best recommendation that I could make would be to increase your weekly mileage from last year by 20...

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Hey Ryan, I'...

08/07/07 More

Altitude

How long to come down from altitude before a half marathon can vary a lot. Before I ran Houston this January I was down for less than 24 hours before I ran, however I was feeling really good and I...

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In your mind...

08/05/07 More

Best races you've had

In highschool the races the most stick out in my mind are my junior year when I ran 4:05 for 1600 in a race all by myself...that race was huge for me because I hadn't achieved my previous years goa...

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What do you eat before...

My favorite pre-race meal is a nut butter sandwhich (preferably pannied if available). I say nut butter because my wife is deathly allergic to peanuts so I now only eat other nut butters like almo...

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What type of...

08/05/07 More

Getting ready to race

It depends on the distance I am racing. But a good general indicator of fittness for road racing and cross country are tempo runs. I know that if I am in good tempo shape I am ready to go. For t...

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