What did I do last night? I hosted the Twilight Miles and got to be a part of a truly special moment. After heats of Sub 10,9,8,7,6, and 5 that were paced so runners could try and set personal bests we were all able to watch Travis Mahoney of the NJNY Track Club attack the 4 Minute barrier! On a HS track and being paces by teammates Travis had an entire community invested in his effort. It was beautiful to see young and old(er) race around the track and cheer as AC/DC blasted and the cruel clock kept ticking. 3:59.31 and chaos reigned. It just proves that it has never been about European Tracks or perfect conditions. It’s about EFFORT. It’s about WILL. It’s about TOTAL investment by the runner and the fans. Last night was a special night at the track. I’m inspired. So I hope those of you coming out tonight for #TrackDay are ready! We will hit that oval with fire and passion and we will put in some work. Be inspired and inspire. #nikenyclive #nikenyc #nike #nikerunning #Sub4 #justdoit #njnytc http://ift.tt/1nBmYeQ by coachbennett


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In the winter of 2013 NJNYTC had two visitors from Japan for 3 weeks. Sho Kawamoto of Nihon University (left) and his coach Kazuki Matsui (right) came to New Jersey to learn some training tips from Coach Gags and joined us for a few workouts. Earlier this season, Sho became the new Japanese National Record holder, running 1:45.75. I got to catch up with them this past weekend in Heusden. It’s great to see they’re doing well and I hope to travel to Japan and see what their training is all about! #friendsthroughrunning #njnytc #brotherhood @hokaoneone @flotrack_trackisback by ruttrun


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