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A Starting Line

A Starting Line

Recently, I was discussing race strategy with a runner I coach about her goal time for an upcoming race. Her goal was going to be a personal best by a challenging margin. Even so, all her training had indicated that […]

Steve Sisson

About Steve Sisson

Steve Sisson is the Founder & Head Coach of Rogue Training Systems. Steve was the Distance Track & Field coach at the University of Texas for 7 years, where he coached the 800 - 10k. Coach Sisson was a 3-time all-American in track & cross country at the University of Texas at Austin and a 4-time Southwest conference champion at the 3000 meter steeplechase and 5000 meter distances. He represented the United States internationally at the 1993 IAAF World Half-Marathon Championships in Brussels, Belgium and the Niagata (Japan) Ekiden Relay. Steve currently coaches the Olympic Development athletes for Rogue Athletic Club. He has been the head coach and one of the founders since 2009.

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Hard Days Are Supposed to Be Hard; Easy Days Aren’t

Hard Days Are Supposed to Be Hard; Easy Days Aren’t

I frequently meet runners who, after a few minutes of talking, share with me their impression that running is very difficult, painful and boring. I always smile and say, “It doesn’t have to be.” The usual retort is, “Well that’s […]

Steve Sisson

About Steve Sisson

Steve Sisson is the Founder & Head Coach of Rogue Training Systems. Steve was the Distance Track & Field coach at the University of Texas for 7 years, where he coached the 800 - 10k. Coach Sisson was a 3-time all-American in track & cross country at the University of Texas at Austin and a 4-time Southwest conference champion at the 3000 meter steeplechase and 5000 meter distances. He represented the United States internationally at the 1993 IAAF World Half-Marathon Championships in Brussels, Belgium and the Niagata (Japan) Ekiden Relay. Steve currently coaches the Olympic Development athletes for Rogue Athletic Club. He has been the head coach and one of the founders since 2009.

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Lessons from a National Championship

Lessons from a National Championship

On Sunday fans all across Central Texas celebrated an NBA National Championship as the San Antonio Spurs dominated the Miami Heat in the NBA Finals.  A much smaller but equally rabid fan base celebrated another national championship: one that announced […]

Steve Sisson

About Steve Sisson

Steve Sisson is the Founder & Head Coach of Rogue Training Systems. Steve was the Distance Track & Field coach at the University of Texas for 7 years, where he coached the 800 - 10k. Coach Sisson was a 3-time all-American in track & cross country at the University of Texas at Austin and a 4-time Southwest conference champion at the 3000 meter steeplechase and 5000 meter distances. He represented the United States internationally at the 1993 IAAF World Half-Marathon Championships in Brussels, Belgium and the Niagata (Japan) Ekiden Relay. Steve currently coaches the Olympic Development athletes for Rogue Athletic Club. He has been the head coach and one of the founders since 2009.

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A Starting Line: Steve Sisson

A Starting Line: Steve Sisson

First off, a shout out of thanks to Wish, Michael and Ashish for this bi-monthly bully pulpit. I’m not sure they know what they are getting themselves into, but I am deeply grateful for the opportunity to share some thoughts […]

Steve Sisson

About Steve Sisson

Steve Sisson is the Founder & Head Coach of Rogue Training Systems. Steve was the Distance Track & Field coach at the University of Texas for 7 years, where he coached the 800 - 10k. Coach Sisson was a 3-time all-American in track & cross country at the University of Texas at Austin and a 4-time Southwest conference champion at the 3000 meter steeplechase and 5000 meter distances. He represented the United States internationally at the 1993 IAAF World Half-Marathon Championships in Brussels, Belgium and the Niagata (Japan) Ekiden Relay. Steve currently coaches the Olympic Development athletes for Rogue Athletic Club. He has been the head coach and one of the founders since 2009.

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