Amy Begley (amyYB)



Beaverton, OR

About amyYB:

Track Athlete, 2008 Olympian - 10,000 meters, Celiac Athlete, 6-time US National Champion, 2009 IAAF World Championships - 6th place 10,000 meters, 15-Time NCAA All-American, 14:56 5,000 meter P.R., 31:13 10,000 Meter PR, Founder of Distance Divas and Coach Begley, www.coachbegley.com www.amybegley.com

amyYB's Favorite Sports:

Scuba Diving, Swim, Road Cycling, Multisport, Duathlon, Ironman, Triathlon, Olympics, Summer Games, Winter Games, Running, Cross Country, Marathon, Race Report, Softball, Track & Field, Canoe, Kayak, Dog Sledding, Fencing, Outdoors/Adventure, Ultimate Frisbee, Yoga

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amyYB's Posts:

Helping USA T&F Athletes
posted on April 1, 2013 at 2:59pm

How can you help?...more

Distance Divas Elite
posted on March 19, 2013 at 1:55pm

Dreaming Big...more

Injuries and the Lessons Learned
posted on February 1, 2013 at 3:10pm

Injuries and the lessons learned February 1, 2013 During a run this week, it occurred to me that my Achilles was not tight, sore, or achy.  Wow!  It has been 15 months since surgery and I can say it has finally healed.  What a great feeli...more

Creating Stability in T & F Contracts
posted on November 6, 2012 at 5:08pm

CREATING STABILITY IN TRACK & FIELD CONTRACTS   My last journal detailed the various track & field contracts from gear to lucrative base salaries offered by shoe companies.  I want to explain the funding of track and field and give my ...more

The Business of Track & Field Contracts
posted on October 8, 2012 at 11:08am

The Business of Track & Field Contracts I have started this journal entry a dozen times with the themes of Doors Open and Close, The Roads Are Open, A Different Path and A New Journey. Not one of those themes seemed to convey the thoughts and feelin...more

Training Groups For Distance Runners
posted on October 6, 2012 at 12:53pm

What options are available for athletes to continue training?...more

Cost of Training for Elite Distance Runners
posted on October 6, 2012 at 12:45pm

The Cost of Competing at the Elite Level in Distance Running The fall has arrived and the Olympic athletes are starting to come out of the post-Olympic black hole.  Some will decide to continue training and others will retire with their dreams achie...more

Track & Field Begins in London!
posted on August 3, 2012 at 2:47am

Support Track & Field...more

One Mile at a Time
posted on July 29, 2012 at 11:15pm

One mile at a time, is the new mantra. After three months off to heal my left foot, I have successfully had two pain-free 2-mile runs. It feels great to be running. The first 2-mile run was on the NIKE berm with Andrew and Bianca Martin. It has bee...more

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