This summer, Karhu brought a group of runners to visit coach Kari Sinkkonen at his home on the outskirts of Kangasniemi, Finland. They spent the days listening to stories about his former athletes and learning his training methods. Later in the afternoons, Sinkkonen put them to the test with workouts on the track and over rolling hills.
Absorbing the Suomi environment and displaying a sisu spirit, the runners made an old coach happy. With his favorite stopwatch around his neck, Sinkkonen watched with an attentive eye on each athlete.