Rochester, New York's Newest OLYMPIAN... Miranda Melville!

(Salem, Oregon | June 30, 2016) - Miranda Melville, a 2007 Rush-Henrietta graduate has earned a spot on the 2016 USA 20km Olympic Race Walk team at the USATF Olympic Trials in Salem, Oregon.

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Help Miranda on her Road to Rio!

 As many of you know, I am chipper, energetic, caring and a race walker, with the hopes of making the 2016 Olympic team. I started race walking on my high school track and field team at (Rochester) Rush-Henrietta, in NY. I would have never expected the event to become such a large part of my life. The more I participated in the event, the more I realized how naturally it came to me. Race walking brought me to compete at the collegiate level at the University of Wisconsin-Parkside. When I graduated college in 2011 I decided to be bold and step out of my comfort zone and I moved even further away from home to San Diego, CA to start training with my coach, Tim Seaman.

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Hey, Brother

 Lets turn the clock back to when I was 6 and going into 1st grade. The summer was ending, fall was around the corner, and my older brother, Alex, and I were outside playing basketball in our driveway. Alex had lowered down the basketball hoop for me, and I ran around bouncing my little Mickey Mouse ball while he took shot after shot with his black and orange basketball... Continue Reading

Miranda walks huge 89 second PR in Japan; becomes 2nd fastest American woman EVER!

(03/20/2016) - Miranda flew to Japan for her 20km season opener, just 8 days after the 2016 USATF Indoor Nationals in Portland, Oregon. After the blistering fast race in Oregon, Miranda was ready for a quick 20km time in Japan.

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Miranda has been selected as the USATF New York Athlete of the Month for December 2015!

(01/06/2016) - After Miranda's victory at the USATF Indoor 5,000m Race Walk Championships on December 27th, Miranda was selected as the Athlete of the Month for USATF New York.

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Miranda Finishes 26th at World Championships!

(08/28/2015) - Miranda returned to the IAAF World Championships stage ready and more confident than in 2013. She gave a strong showing against the world's best.

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Gritty Performance at Pan Am Games 2015!

(07/19/2015) - Despite hot, humid conditions, Miranda walked a solid, gutsy race at the Pan Am Games 2015 in Toronto, Canada!

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