Tony Van Dorston

Tony has been a runner for over three decades, competing in cross country and track in high school and college, and road races for various clubs. He's served as team captain for several Corporate Challenge teams at YMCA of the USA, and has informally coached many friends over the years.

Predicting Times Based on Performances

Genzebe Dibaba's breathtaking world record performance and to a lesser extent, Shannon Rowbury's American record last week in Monaco were landmark events. Since Dibaba has been training to focus on the 5000, there is a lot of speculation on how fast she can ultimately run the distance.

Tags: This Week in Runners, Y, YMCA, Running, track and field, predicting times, Genzebe Dibaba, 5000 meters, world record, Shannon Rowbury

Vin Lanana Offers Free Coaching to Eugene Locals

Legendary University of Oregon track and field coach Bill Bowerman started a tradition 50 years ago by reaching out to the community and teaching classes to first-time joggers and walkers to introduce them to aerobic exercise. Vin Lanana is now continuing that tradition.

Tags: This Week in Runners, Y, YMCA, Running, coaches who care, free running classes, free coaching, Vin Lanana, Bill Bowerman, Roy Griak


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