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Success Story: Alex DeJong

Success Story: Alex DeJong

There is such a sense of camaraderie in the studio; classes are always so lively and fun, and you’re astonished that you’re crushing your running goals while still feeling in control. The team makes every class count and I could not be happier that I have (in my humble opinion) the BEST instructors guiding me on my fitness journey.

Quick-hit Thoughts with Pat After the Charlottesville 10 Miler

Quick-hit Thoughts with Pat After the Charlottesville 10 Miler

The 10-miler was the first time in 3-years that I have stepped on a starting line and felt good about my fitness. There have been many factors that led to that . . . The Charlottesville community as a whole has just been so conducive to fitness and running. This is a super active community that is full of people who have welcomed me and helped me get back into the swing of things.

The Coach's Perspective

The Coach's Perspective

James and I kicked off our “running relationship” the way I like to start every first official meeting with a client… over a cup of coffee. We sat down and went over all the things I find to be important when helping someone with their training. There are the obvious questions like what are your goals, what are your PR’s, what has your mileage looked like in the past… those are the numbers questions. However, running is about a lot more than just numbers.

What Strength Training Has Done For Me

What Strength Training Has Done For Me

Incorporating consistent strength training into my training as a competitive runner is a relatively new development. Anybody who's talked training with me recently knows how adamant I am about the importance of strength training for runners, but I had to travel a long (and occasionally painful) road to obtain that knowledge.

Leveling Up: A Conversation with Formula Founder Ann Dunn on Training for (and winning) the Charlottesville Ten Miler

Leveling Up: A Conversation with Formula Founder Ann Dunn on Training for (and winning) the Charlottesville Ten Miler

Moving to Charlottesville has definitely helped me discover a love for training again; we have the best places to run and I have made so many new friends through running. Jason pushed me to sign up for the 10 Miler and I'm so glad he did.