Another weekend, another title for Gasparilla 15K women's champ Stephanie Pezzullo
February 25, 2017
Despite winning two 5-kilometer races in as many states last weekend, Stephanie Pezzullo felt obligated to enter Saturday morning's Publix Gasparilla Distance Classic 15K. An Ocala-based running trainer, Pezzullo had 10 clients and wanted to offer support. She offered an example instead...
Tampa Bay Times - Joey Knight
Running: Gebre wins NDN Half Marathon women's title for fourth time
January 15, 2017
Ocala's Stephanie Pezzullo, 34, came in second at 1:17:36.5. Atlanta's Janel Blancett, 28, was third in 1:18:48. Fort Myers' Tania Canterbury, 37, was the top Southwest Florida finisher, taking 11 th overall in 1:25:56.6. Madeline Rublee, 19, of Immokalee was the top Collier County runner, finishing 21st in 1:34:06.4...
Naples Daily News - Dana Caldwell
Chad Zagacki, Stephanie Pezzullo find extra gear in Gasparilla 8K
February 21, 2016
The top male and female finishers of Sunday's Publix Gasparilla Distance Classic 8K — St. Petersburg's Chad Zagacki and Ocala's Stephanie Pezzullo — both said they were not feeling great standing on the starting line before the race...
Tampa Bay Times - Scott Purks
3 World Class Runners and Coaches Share Their 6 Secrets to Success
April 10, 2014
As a coach, it can be difficult to stay in communication with athletes because of my lifestyle as a runner and the fact that I travel a lot. Communication with the coach is really important when I can’t be around to see the workouts or races....
RunnersConnect.com - Coach Jeff
ZAP Fitness - Stephanie Pezzullo Bio
January 01, 2014
Upon her return to racing she qualified for the final of the steeplechase at the US National Championships in both 2010 and 2011 before turning her attention to the longer distances. Pezz went on to run 1:13 in her half marathon debut, taking 9th at the US Championships in 2012 before making her marathon debut at Chicago where she ran one of the fastest debuts in American history, clocking 2:32:42 and stamping herself as one of the best marathoners in the country....
Kidney Stones Will NOt Stop Stephanie Pezzullo From Running Oakley New York Mini 10k
June 06, 2013
NEW YORK — For American Stephanie Pezzullo, the days leading up to Saturday’s Oakley New York Mini 10K have been — lets just say — a bit rocky. On Monday, the 31-year-old began feeling pain in her lower abdomen. Little did she know that the pain would turn out to be four kidney stones.
Chris Lotsbom- Competitor.com
NDN HALF MARATHON: Former Penn State soccer player wins women's title
January 15, 2012
Qualifying for the Olympic Trials and winning an event like the Naples Daily News Half Marathon are all the more impressive considering distance running is not Pezzullo's first sport. After growing up in Rhode Island, Pezzullo played soccer at Penn State before playing five years professionally with the Charlotte Eagles of the United Soccer League.
Naples Daily News - Greg Kahn
Kick Starter: 5 Questions With Stephanie Pezzullo
November 16, 2012
On Oct. 7, Stephanie Pezzullo ran 2:32:42 in her marathon debut at Chicago. That’s especially strong for someone who has only been running competitively for about six years and nearly walked away from the sport in 2007 after shattering an ankle while hitting one of the wooden barriers during a 3,000-meter steeplechase race. Furthermore, “Pezz” was a soccer player at Penn State and later played on a semi-pro team in Charlotte, N.C...
Competitor.com - Brian Metzler
High-Tech Gait Analysis The SPEED Performance Clinic at the University of Virginia can find out what's ailing you
November 09, 2010
A year ago, Stephanie Pezzullo was on the verge of giving up on running.Two and a half years removed from a brutal ankle injury and subsequent surgery, she couldn't run without severe pain in her right leg....
Runner's World - Brian Metzler