“It has been really tough, especially on the months leading up to Christmas when I was doing really weird shifts. I look back at it now and I’m not sure how I did it. But you make your priorities. You just get it done. You finish work. You go and train. It’s not more complicated than that."
The 39-year-old had a DNF at the 2015 Games, but says it was a blessing in disguise because it motivated her to continue on and hit new highs in the years since.
Talking about what she did differently ahead of NYC, Kieffer says she was doing more mileage in workouts, running all her workouts on the roads (instead of the track) and while she has normally ran easy days "quite slow", she increased her daily pace to 7:15/mile.
Talking about what she has done to reach her 4:26.92, Buskirk mentions training with Canadian steeplechaser Matt Hughes which helped her hit times in workouts she hasn't been able to in the past.
She appears briefly in a Michelob Ultra commercial with actor Chris Pratt, golfer Brooks Koepka and surfer Kelly Slater.
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Rutherford had reconstruction surgery on his groin and an ankle operation and says now he's jumping "remarkably far" in training. He was thinking of retiring, but now wants to go to 2020.
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The ageless Kim Collins is in the 60m.
Španović just missed a medal in London, but won the overall Diamond League title.