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INSPIRATION – 1,000 Consecutive Days of Running and Still Going Strong

By Laura Hannon Most people heed their dentist when they’re told to take it easy after major dental work, but not Tim McBride. Nothing can stop him from running – every single day. He’s on a roll – a more ...

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RUNNING – Fifth Annual Gobbler Guide

Nearly 1 million people participated in a Turkey Trot in 2014, far surpassing the nearly 250,000 who participated in a Fourth of July race. Across the United States there are more than 500 Turkey Trots. But, if you are looking ...

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SUSTAINABILITY OF YOU – Finding The One: Going Beyond the Specs to Find that Perfect Shoe

By David Cross If you have been running for a few years, you have probably had “that” pair of shoes. The singular pair of running shoes to which all other shoes before and after it are to be compared. When ...

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RUNNING – 10 Questions With Meb Keflezighi

Photo by Tim Kilduff Their names were written on the corners of his racing bib. Martin. Sean. Krystle. Lingzi. The memory of the four killed last year helped carry Meb Keflezighi to victory in one of the most memorable victories ...

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RUNNER SPOTLIGHT – Dig Deep!

    Photos by Erin Costa of Tamara Lackey Photography The Runners: John O’Hollaren, 25, is from Bend, Oregon, and is an electrical engineer. Adrian Stewart (wearing the hat) is 44 and from Charlotte, North Carolina. Stewart is a banker. ...

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RUNNER SPOTLIGHT – Ascary Arias

Ascary Arias, 40, is originally from Ixmiquilpan, Hidalgo, in Mexico. He came to the United States when he was 17 and now lives in Pittsboro with his wife and four children. Arias runs a small nonprofit organization that he started ...

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FEATURE – Inside Dirt: Great Trails Near You

North Carolina runners are familiar with epic Blue Ridge Mountain trails like the Art Loeb trail in the Pisgah National Forest and the iconic Firetower trail run at Moses Cone Park. But did you know there are great trails to ...

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FEATURE – The Endurance Guide to Long-Distance Relay Runs

Nothing says “endurance” like a 200-mile run. But, if you’re not Charlie Engle or Diane Van Deren, you may want to consider sharing the burden of all those miles with a few of your closest, or soon-to-be closest, friends, because ...

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GETTING STARTED – Run a Faster 5K

By Brian Diaz So you’ve made it this far. You decided 2014 was going to be your year to get back in shape and bought a gym membership, started going to some classes, maybe even hired a personal trainer. You ...

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GEAR REVIEW – Hoka One One Conquest: $170

By Cid Cardoso, Jr. Those who have read my reviews in the past know that I’m a fan of Hoka running shoes. I like the out-of-the-box concept introduced during a time when traditional companies were jumping on the minimalist bandwagon, ...

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