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FLAGSTAFF, (AZ) – August 7, 2014 – Northern Arizona Elite has announced the signing of an official sponsorship with TrainingPeaks. This will allow NAZ Elite to leverage the technology and tools provided by TrainingPeaks to get results. 

TrainingPeaks provides endurance athletes and coaches with the tools to measure and quantify training data. The NAZ Elite coaching staff and athletes will be using TrainingPeaks to track, analyze and plan their workouts in order to improve their performance. In addition, NAZ Elite will provide an inside look into their training methods and workouts using data from TrainingPeaks.

“We have always been focused on helping all endurance athletes reach their goals,” said TrainingPeaks co-founder Dirk Friel. “NAZ Elite is a great example of coaches and athletes working smart and hard to get the most from their potential. We are excited to support the team and look forward to helping them get results.”

The NAZ Elite roster currently includes 2:29 marathoner Stephanie Bruce, national 25k champion Kellyn Johnson and national cross country champion Amy Van Alstine on the women’s side. The men’s team features three-time World Team member Ben Bruce, 2:12 marathoner Jordan Chipangama, 1:01 half marathoner Matt Llano and two-time SEC champion Eric Fernandez.

The coaches and athletes will be using TrainingPeaks to help better analyze training data in order to provide immediate feedback and drive more structured training. “First and foremost we believe TrainingPeaks will help us become better athletes and I know it will help me become a better coach,” Rosario said. The partnership will also allow NAZ Elite to showcase to the public the training used by the team to achieve results. “We are also excited to provide an unprecedented level of access to our training to fans of the sport.”

About TrainingPeaks
TrainingPeaks provides the complete web, mobile and desktop solution for enabling smart and effective endurance training. Products include Athlete and Coach Edition, WKO+ desktop software for cutting-edge scientific analysis and planning, and the TrainingPeaks mobile apps for iOS, Android and Kindle. TrainingPeaks solutions are used by world class runners, Tour de France teams, Ironman World Champions, Olympians, collegiate and high school teams and coaches around the world to track, analyze and plan their training. For more information please visit

About Northern Arizona Elite

Northern Arizona Elite is a professional sports organization whose mission is to recruit, develop and produce distance runners to compete at the very highest level of international athletics and operate as a successful business by building a global fan base for the team and its athletes through comprehensive and ongoing marketing efforts on a local, national and international level.  To learn more visit

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