Monday, September 17, 2012

American Distance Project News

September 16, 2012

Williams Wins Cow Harbor 10k, While Cheseret Picks Up US 5k Bronze and Suver Posts A Big 1/2 Marathon PR

(Colorado Springs, CO) - Alisha Williams (adidas/BRC) kicked off a weekend of racing for the ADP with a commanding kick to win the Cow Harbor 10k in Newport, NY. After seven straight races, Williams finally earned the overall title by powering away from Stephanie Rothstein over the last 800-meters to win with an eleven-second margin in 32:59. Results are at

Mattie Suver (Brooks) showed significant improvement with a 1-minute 35-second Personal Best at the Rock'n'Roll Philadelphia Half Marathon, finishing as the top American and in 7th place overall at 1:13:15. Full results at

With a later mid-morning start, Robert Cheseret (US Army/WCAP) did not disappoint at the US 5k Championships hosted by CVS Caremark Downtown 5k in Providence, RI, as a strong kick propelled him to 3rd-place over the last 200-meters. Results at


ADP Online Bookstore & Free Library Features Instructional Videos, Coaching Books & DVDs Including:

New 2012 ADP Distance Summit DVDs Now Available With Canova, Magness & Dicharry

Over 10 hours of footage from the 2012 edition of the Distance Summit is now available featuring world reknown coach Renato Canova, Alberto Salazar's former assistant Steve Magness and biomechanical expert physical therapist Jay Dicharry. The 6 DVD set records presentations from the trio including Canova's two part Training To Run The Mile; Magness's Training For The 5k and Applying Science To Running; and Dicharry's two part Improving Running With Strength, Mobility and Glide. Plus Two bonus DVDs! Shawn Martin's Developing A High School Program and Mark Hadley's Developing Young Distance Runners.

DVDs can be purchased on the American Distance Project's website at:


ADP Book CANOVATHON: Conversations With Renato Canova, Master Distance Coach Released

(Colorado Springs, CO) - The American Distance Project released a new book, CANOVATHON: Conversations With Renato Canova, Master Distance Coach. The 132-page book is the first to detail the philosophies and coaching theories of Renato Canova in his own words. The book actually transcribes five hour-long conversations held between Canova and other well known coaches, including legendary distance coach Dr. Joe Vigil and Olympic swimming coach David Marsh.

The conversational format of the book helps to clarify and simply Canova's philosophies, making the book a must read for every coach, fan and athlete.

Orders for the book, along with DVDs and other books including Take The Lead: A Revolutionary Approach To Coaching Cross Country, can now be made online at the American Distance Project's DVD, Bookstore & Free Library at

The American Distance Project is a non-profit organization whose primary goal is the development of American distance runners to be internationally competitive. The ADP is located on the front range of the Rocky Mountains, taking advantage of incredible training resources in and around Colorado Springs and Woodland Park. The ADP is coached by Renato Canova and Scott Simmons. For more information, visit

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