Brooks Beasts Track Club
Ryan has been a consistent top performer since turning pro. He’s represented the USA three times at the IAAF World XC Championships and finished as the top American at the 2013 NYC Marathon. A Brooks athlete since 2009, Ryan’s long career is a testament to the value of putting in consistent work, day after day.
I think back on my toughest workouts and remind myself that this race won't be any harder than those (even though I know it will).
I have been fortunate enough to travel all over the world to race. World Cross Country on its own has taken me to Jordan, Poland, France, and China.
Avoiding a 9 to 5 job.
“I think most people run for sanity. Going for a jog after work helps melt away the stress of the day and allows you to come back home to your family in a renewed state of mind.”Ryan Vail
In his own words
Get an inside look at how Ryan balances his life as a pro runner with his life as a family man. Hint: there’s a lot of travel involved.