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ian dobson

About

Ian Dobson was a 2-time cross country champion and was 3rd at Footlocker Nationals. At Stanford he was an All-American and won the NCAA 5000m title and runner-up outdoor to Ryan Hall.

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Hi, I wanted...

02/27/08 More

Mental Toughness

This is a great question because I think most of us have this problem some times. I have a couple strategies to get myself out the door when my motiation is low. First I try to run with other peo...

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Ian............

01/24/08 More

Your high school days

That's probably sort of true. . .without looking back at my training logs which I don't have with me I can't remember exactly. But I think I did about five miles total in the mornings, including w...

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How fast doe...

01/24/08 More

Sprints

I have no idea what the answer to this question is. I'm skeptical of your statement that the average white student runs 13-15 seconds per 100m. I doubt very much that there's a significant differ...

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How much can...

01/24/08 More

Getting better

I'm not sure, but maybe this question was for Sara. . .if so sorry, but you got me instead! If you'd like an answer from Sara, please just submit it again, stating that it's for her, and I'll glad...

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Is it better...

01/11/08 More

Cross training

This is a really good question and you'll probably get a lot of different answers if you ask different people. My opinion is that the answer depends on a lot of different things. First, it depend...

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For a good m...

01/17/08 More

Racing weight

I answered a similar question a few questions back so take a look at that. I think 135 is probably a pretty good weight for you. As a point of reference, I'm 6'2" and weight about 155. As long as...

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i would real...

01/08/08 More

Performance weight

The question of how much you should weigh is a tricky one. All of us are built differently so it's impossible to tell you exactly what weight is best for you. That said, I'll tell you that I spen...

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