Running Coach Pete Magill Trains Leg Speed for All Sports with SpeedRunner Combines and Book Debut

A 3-Event Combine Series Tests Speed & Agility; New Book Offers Quicker Acceleration, Agility, and Higher Max Velocity in 4 Weeks

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Boulder, CO, USA — June 11, 2018 — Renowned running coach Pete Magill is launching a 3-event combine series in Southern California for athletes to test their speed and agility.The SpeedRunner combines are competitive events that pit athletes from all sports and ages against one another in 6 different speed and agility events. Athletes receive points based upon performance in each event. Athletes, coaches, and parents can track individual results using the online app, and the top 3 athletes in each age division will receive medals. Over $1,200 in merchandise prizes will be awarded to age-group champions.

Register for the combines at Fees are $15 for an individual and $60 per 5-person team. Entries will also be available on-site. Online registration will be available as long as entries are still open.

Saturday, June 16, 2018
John Muir High School Football Field
Canada Avenue
Altadena, CA 91001

Saturday, July 14, 2018
Santa Monica High School
601 Pico Boulevard
Santa Monica, CA 90405

Sunday, August 5, 2018
Yorba Linda High School
19900 Bastanchury Road
Yorba Linda, CA 92886

Magill developed his SpeedRunner program over decades of experience coaching athletes of all ages from short sprints to the marathon. He’s led his running club to two dozen USATF National Masters Championships. As a 5-time USA Masters Cross Country Runner of the Year and multiple American and world age-group record holder himself, Magill is proof that his training methods are effective.

In conjunction with the combine launch, Magill has published his new book SpeedRunner: 4 Weeks to Your Fastest Leg Speed in Any Sport, which is a 4-week training program to develop speed for athletes in any sport that involves running. By adding the carefully designed SpeedRunner program to any sports training program, athletes will notice improved speed in a matter of weeks. SpeedRunner is available in bookstores, running shops, and online. Preview the book at

SpeedRunner: 4 Weeks to Your Fastest Leg Speed in Any Sport
Pete Magill | Paperback. Full-color interior with photographs and figures throughout.
7 1/2″ x 9 13/16″, 288 pp., $24.95, 9781937715786

Pete Magill is a running coach, accomplished athlete, and contributor to Runner’s World, Competitor, and formerly to Running Times.Pete is currently a coach with Southern California’s Cal Coast Track Club and California Triathlon Club, and he is the author of Build Your Running Bodyand The Born Again Runner.

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