The Real Maine: What kind of runner wears a Garmin?
A GPS Discussion: What kind of runner wears a Garmin? Some of the top collegiate runners in the United States give their take on what kind of runner wears a Garmin to track training. Seems like a discussion that could go on for a while.... What do you think?
Chris Derrick talks summer xc training
Chris Derrick of Stanford, a 3-time top ten finisher at the NCAA Cross Country Championships, talks to us about how he structures his summer training with mileage, pace and workouts. Look out for Chris coming to an cross course near you this fall for his final collegiate XC season!
Chris Derrick, Kyle Merber, and Craig Mottram
Here is an unreleased interview from "The Real Maine" where Chris and Kyle talk about how they met their idol Craig Mottram....and his friends. The Real Maine has dropped prices on their t-shirt, check them out and buy yours today to support some of your favorite runners! Check out shirts here.
The Real Maine 10 Questions
The boys training up in Maine sit down with Ryan and answer some hard hitting questions. Get a take from Erik Van Ingen, Kyle Merber, Riley Masters, Mark Feigen and Chris Derrick. Reminder: These guys are having fun, don't take yourself to serious while watching this video
The Real Maine: Kyle Merber back from Injury
Its been a year since the accident. On a summer training run and one step on a piece of glass ended Kyle Merber's promising Junior year and sidelined him for over 7 months. The year before as a sophomore Merber had made big breakthroughs running 3:58 indoors in the mile and running in the NCAA Outdoor 1500m final where he finished 10th. Kyle Merber wondered if and when he'd get back to a point where he could be competitive again....that time is now. Training in Maine this summer, Merber is on his way to finish up his fourth year at Ivy League school, Columbia, and prove to himself that he is one of the best in the NCAA. Follow Kyle this season and into track as he has high hopes for not only himself, but also his XC team!
The Real Maine - The Shirt of Bill Masters and legit milers
Riley Masters, sub-4 miler at University of Maine, has brought friends homes to meet his dad. His father, Bill Masters, owns a shirt that Riley's friends are allowed to sign, if they can break 4 minutes in the mile....with the exception of Jeremy Wariner. This opened up things to a bigger discussion of mile vs 1500 and how the times/conversions stack up. Who will be the first to break 4 in the mile, Mark Feigen or Chris Derrick?
Chef Chris Derrick Stirs Up a Mean Pot-o-Chili
The Real Maine's special guest, Chris Derrick, shares his recipe to show not only do they run hard, but also eat fine cuisine. Ingredients include Spices, vegetables, meat logs and love. Watch Chris run his 7:50 season opener in the 3k from this past weekend.
The Background of Erik Van Ingen
Erik Van Ingen considers himself an interesting distance runner and this is one reason why.
Kyle Merber discusses goals for 2011-2012
After sitting out the past two seasons, Kyle Merber is back training healthy and has started looking at goals for the upcoming year in both XC and track.
Kyle Merber and Injury Rumors
Kyle Merber dealt with injuries during his junior season at Columbia after running over a piece of glass. The injury kept Merber from running for seven months. He mentions some of the rumors he heard about his injury...
Erik Van Ingen talks about collegiate running experience
Binghamton all-american, Erik Van Ingen, reflects on his collegiate running experience as he enters his final year as a college athlete. Van Ingen talks about how learning to embrace racing has let him progress versus being scared to race the best.
Riley's opinion of Merber
An unused clip from "The Real Maine" where Riley talks about what it's like to get to know Merber.
Riley Masters talking about Maine training for 2011 XC
Riley Masters talks about how the training group formed up in Maine this summer and what he hopes to get out of the cross country season. After dropping out of the regional meet in 2010, Masters reflects on what happened and what he has learned going into his final XC season.
Erik Van Ingen talking about Maine training and the documentary
Erik Van Ingen is one of 5 guys - along with Riley Masters, Kyle Merber, Mark Feigen and Chris Derrick - to come together during the summer of 2011 to train together in Maine. The group consists of some of the top collegiate track and field athletes in the country which makes for a pretty special summer training group. Van Ingen, a film major at Binghamton in NY, decided that he was going to make a documentary on the summer journey as the guys head into their cross country seasons. Here Van Ingen talks about training in Maine and the scope of the project, The Real Maine.
Columbia boys on Message Board Accuracy
Mark Feigen and Kyle Merber give their take on the accuracy of message boards.
Chris Derrick training in Maine and talking final season 2011 XC
Chris Derrick talks about training in Maine and his final XC season.
Tom Carter on risking it all
In this uncut interview from "The Real Maine", BCC coach and Broome County running legend Tom Carter talks about risking it all in the pursuit of an athletes dreams.
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