For more than the past 10 years, my wife and I have been working with the elites coming to run this race. We provide both pre and post massage. The associations are wonderful and I’m still in touch with several of the runner’s I have met and worked with.
When these were held in Alexandria, Virginia I wanted to participate and after some initial inquiry was able to contact the medical director and get his approval. It was another great experience where I met several of the runners I had previously worked on in other similar races. Sarah Hall was racing and wanted me […]
My son was in massage school at the time and so we were able to both work together on the elites running this marathon. It was great to be next to my son sharing in something that is becoming a family tradition. This was my very first marathon as well as my son’s which we […]
At the time, there was a very active local ART (active release techniques) provider who organized local ART providers to come and work at both the expo as well as the cruel race providing ART. I worked a couple of years at this local D.C. Race with the ART team.
For the last 6 years I have flown to LA to work with the elites. I was initially asked to come work by the elite coordinator of the local Cherry Blossom race. It continues to be a great experience where I provide both pre and post massage.
I had been working with the American University Track Team at the time and travelled up to be with them in New York with my table. I provider Sports massage in between events and enjoyed the energy of both the runner’s and the location.
While in my massage training I worked with this Track Team twice a week and then a couple years after graduating I went back and worked with them one afternoon/evening a week. It was an excellent opportunity for me to understand coaching and training on a first hand basis.
I met my Main colleague in Boston and there were several other therapists who had been in Greece at the Olympics. We all shared this common experience and it lead to another amazing experience at another amazing race. I followed one of my clients who I helped qualify for Boston and working in her after […]