THE TEAM

Running is a pure social laboratory where you can fairly verify the human qualities that you attribute to yourself. 

There should not be borders between continents, nationalities, and ages, there are a lot of people united by common ideas. I was lucky finally to find my team among them, who supported and supports me in different periods of life, share with me my wins and failures, hard and happy moments. I can't thank the universe enough for that. I would never so fast and strong without them.

Mikhail Monastyrskii

The coach

IF YOU WANT TO RUN YOU MUST RUN

Mikhail is a Master of Sports of the USSR with personal best 5000m 13.57,2; 10000m 29.09,0.

He completed his education in 1983 and holds a Ph.D. in scientific methods in sports training.

He has been teaching sports and coaching for 35 years. Prepared Russian champions on marathon distance and shorter, including the most successful:

  • Yuri Abramov (marathon 2:11.39), winner of The Russian Athletics Championships

  • Pavel Naumov 3000m (7.50), 5000m (13.38), multiple champion and medalist of The Russian Athletics Championships

  • Nikolai Chavkin, multiple champions and winner of The Russian Athletics Championships, participant of the Olympic Games, 3000m, London 2012 

Mikhail is the best coach for me, for whom I was looking for 7 years of my career. He is responsible of my outstanding personal achievements in the past and future.

The Janes

Santa Monica Elite Running Team

COMPETITIVE WOMEN SUPPORTING WOMEN

The Janes are a competitive women’s running team founded in 2002 in Santa Monica, California.

 

The Mission of The Janes Elite Racing is to provide a supportive training and racing environment for women so that they can reach their goals athletically and professionally while promoting a healthy spiritual well-being.

Since its founding, the club has achieved 2 National Club Championships,

2 W50 American Records in the W50 10K and 4×800

Those Russians

Amazing friends, who are sharing their running journeys with me

IT' S MAKING SOMETHING IMPORTANT BECAUSE WE CAN MEASURE IT

IT'S NOT MEASURING BECAUSE IT'S IMPORTANT

Grisha Stepanov (aka Lenin @grishalenin) - an amateur ultramarathon runner, amazing sport psychologist and the best pace maker on marathons. 

Personal best on 100 miles 2018 19.52.46

Ekaterina Alekseeva (@katrin_86) - a rising star of Russian triathlon, fan of DNA, New Balance sponsored athlete.

Ironman Emilia Romagna 2019 10.18.50

Anton Tishakin (@jesus_please) - modest and bright, one of the fastest runners in Moscow, survived and rebuilt himself on long runs with Kenyans.

Barcelona Half Marathon 2020 65.45 

Alexey Bordakov (@alexeybordakov) - is fond of marathons, 4xComrades Finisher and one of the leader of Russian Running community. 

Personal best on Comrades  2017 7.29.15

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