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RUNNING – Excerpt from Confessions of an Unlikely Runner: The Ragnar Relay

“Proving you can do almost anything you put your mind to. *Also proving you probably put your mind to less ridiculous things than I do, so you’ve already got that going for you.” # # # By Dana Ayers EDITOR ...

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RUNNING – After the Finish: Post-race Tips to Feel Your Best

The race you had on your calendar for so long is behind you and you’ve got your medal in hand. You trained hard and ran even harder. With so much effort invested into your preparation, don’t let your recovery be ...

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RUNNING – The Ultra Experience

Technically, an ultra is any race longer than a marathon but, that’s where the similarity ends. An ultra can be anything from the iconic Western States Endurance Run to a local 12-hour running event on a closed loop in a ...

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RUNNING – Distance Running

By Brian Beatty The joys of running and the desire to share that joy is a big bond of our community. Here are some thoughts, shared with the hope that we can all reflect on the concept of distance running ...

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RUNNING – Staying Safe While Running Long Distance

By Casey Clark Kelley High mileage days require planning before you even hit the pavement, especially if you want to complete a successful training day. Mapping out your route, setting your expected pace, and even day-before carb-loading are all part ...

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RUNNING – My New Reason to Run: Prepping for a War Zone

By Dana Ayers I’ve learned it’s important to have a little stockpile of reasons to go for a run just sitting around in case of emergency. I can pull from those on days when my brain asks “Why are we ...

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RUNNING – Running into Motherhood: Olympic-trained Athlete Discovers Newfound Joy as a Mom

Sarah Brown of Warrenton, Virginia, started running when she was 12 years old. Last year, at age 29, she trained for and competed in the U.S. Olympic Track & Field Trials. Earlier in the year, she was also training for ...

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RUNNING – Why I Run | Rebekah Barricklow

By Rebekah Barricklow I started running early in life with my mom. She was extremely active when I was growing up and encouraged us to participate with her. We grew up joining in 5Ks, watching her in triathlons, and competing ...

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RUNNING – Why I Run | Ann Stuntz

By Ann Stuntz, aka Rebekah Barricklow’s mom I am a baby boomer and a running-boom baby. I started running a little bit in college after giving up basketball due to an injury. But it wasn’t until Bill Rodgers, Frank Shorter, ...

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RUNNING – Reason to Run | Wendell & Myra John

Wendell & Myra John I initially had no interest in running, training, sweating, crying, cramping, or enduring the pain involved with training for— or even completing— an endurance event. Sure I would dabble in running with a short jog on ...

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