On the cusp of my 50th birthday, this is a great time to reflect back on my athletic career, which began at the ripe old age of five. Literally thrown into the deep end of the pool to follow my older siblings into the sport of swimming, my parents held no aspirations for me beyond… [Read More]
This week would not be too big of a progression from last week in terms of volume, but the workout and long run were definitely going to be a lot more challenging. Monday and Tuesday got off the same way last week did, with easy run doubles of 10 in the morning and 4 in… [Read More]
Ironman to FKT: The Training I have had a lot of questions about my training for the Vermont Long Trail, where I recently set the Fastest Known Time (FKT) for women over the 273 mile trail. Last season I raced five iron-distance races, and three half-iron distance races. This season, I ran two ultra marathons… [Read More]
I’m going to start a detailed account of my training leading into returning to the Chicago Marathon in 2018. I raced there last year and finished in 12th place, the 3rd American; running 2:13:41. That was my first marathon since January of 2015, returning from a hip injury that caused me to miss the Olympic… [Read More]
Final Surge has partnered with Endurance Nation as the official training platform for Endurance Nation members. Members can now use Endurance Nation training plans with all of the features Final Surge offers in their web and mobile training apps.
Introducing the Pain & Injury Report (PAIR), a simple way for athletes and coaches to track pain and injuries that occur during workouts. By tracking pains and injuries closer, coaches can help athletes take the necessary steps to overcome them quicker or avoid them altogether.
Mark Allen, 6-time IRONMAN¬ World Champion has partnered with Final Surge to produce a special training program for triathlon. In addition, Allen will be a spokesperson and advisor for all Final Surge triathlon endeavors.
Final Surge wins the 2018 Best Online Training Log Face Off in the June Edition of Triathlete Magazine. Up against other leading online platforms, Final Surge was picked for ease of use and its robust feature set!
Coaches and club leaders can now launch their own private social wall within the Final Surge app, allowing athletes to interact with each other, share workouts, post photos, comments and more!
We have updated our iOS and Android apps to include the Mailbox, a feature that allows coaches to send messages to athletes, teams and clubs. The Mailbox integrates with conventional email systems and push notifications to ensure no message is missed.
Addaero athletes and coaches can now import their workout history and their workout library/catalog into Final Surge. Final Surge has been working with Addaero to help make the transition between the platforms as easy as possible.
Amby Burfoot, well-known author and winner of the 1968 Boston Marathon has partnered with Final Surge to launch his new website “Run With Amby” which is an interactive training program for beginning runners.
ChiRunning has chosen Final Surge to be their official training plan partner and will offer 5k, 10k, half and full marathon ChiRunning technique-based running plans.
Final Surge will be the official training log of RunDoyen, a new coaching company aimed at helping the running community connect with and be coached by professional runners such as American Record Holder Alan Webb, Tara Welling and Ryan Vail.
Apple Watch users can now utilize the RunGap app for iOS to easily upload their workouts to Final Surge. RunGap allows you to share your activity with Final Surge from over 20 of the most popular services including Nike+, Runtastic, RunKeeper and more.
Apple Watch users can now easily get their data into Final Surge by downloading the HealthFit app for iOS. HealthFit has no recurring in-app purchases and has full support for all workouts, including lap swimming.