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adidas McMillan Elite Adds Seven Athletes

Flagstaff, Arizona-based training group part of U.S. distance running resurgence


Heading into its fourth year, the adidas-McMillanElite training group has added seven recent grads to its roster. Thanks to the financial support of adidas, New York Road Runners Club, Houston Marathon Foundation and USATF Foundation,
these emerging professional athletes are provided a jump-start to their
post-collegiate running careers. Below is a snapshot of the new faces
and names that will represent adidas-McMillanElite as it builds toward
the 2012 Olympic Games.

* Aaron Braun (Adams State College)
Personal Records: 13:36.18 – 5000m / 7:51.68 3000m (indoors)
16 x NCAA D2 All-American
6 x NCAA D2 National Champion
4th USA Outdoor Championships (2010) – 5000m

* Scott Smith (University of California Santa Barbara / UCSB)
PR: 28:35.71 – 10,000m
UCSB school record holder at 5000 & 10,000

* Marco Anzures (UCLA)
PR: 29:00 – 10,000m (debut)

* Danielle Domenichelli (UCSB)
PRs: 33:19.43 – 10,000m / 16:01.03 – 5000m
7th 2010 NCAA 10,000 – All-American
11th 2008 NCAA 5000 – All-American

* Natasha LaBeaud (Georgetown University)
PR: 33:34.61 – 10,000m
3 x NCAA Cross Country qualifier
2 x NCAA 10,000 qualifier
16th 2010 NCAA 10,000

* Megan Duwell (University of Minnesota)
PRs: 33:40.94 – 10,000m / 15:59.23 – 5000m (indoors)
2 x NCAA Cross Country All-American
6th 2010 NCAA Indoor 5000 – All-American
12th 2010 NCAA 10,000

* Erin Bedell (Baylor University)
PR 9:56 – 3000m Steeplechase
4 x NCAA All-American

Follow and meet the rest of the team at www.mcmillanelite.com as well as on Twitter (@mcmillanrunning) and join its Facebook group (McMillanElite).

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