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Run Like a Girl

I’m running the Queen Bee Half Marathon this weekend, and I have a confession to make: I feel the constant need to apologize for it. 578 more words


Bad Angel Rule #183

Eliminate Reckless Miles.

“The wall found me in Chicago in 2005. I passed up a couple water bottles to prove a point, and those reckless miles hurt me later.” — Deena Kastor…

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Breaking Through the Wall (with Meb and Deena)

Mere hours after Kenyan Dennis Kimetto set a marathon world record in Berlin Sunday, about 300 eager Chicago Marathoners-in-training gathered to hear from world-class marathoners Meb Keflezighi and Deena Kastor at Fleet Feet Chicago’s annual “Breaking Through the Wall” event at the UP Comedy Club. 901 more words


In a race against the clock, excitement is often the loser

By the time most of you read this, Shalane Flanagan will have broken Deena Kastor’s eight-year-old marathon American record of 2:19:36.
Or she won’t have. 447 more words

Road Racing


A while back, I did a post called 40 Is The New 30. It was about runners who are 40+ and still at the top of their game. 262 more words

Shalane Flanagan Targets the American Women's Marathon Record

Shalane Flanagan will attempt to set the American women’s marathon record at the Berlin Marathon (Bob Levey/Getty Images)

By Seth Rubinroit

What to know before watching the… 431 more words


Age Is Just A Number

This weekend, Deena Kastor ran a new master’s WR in the half-marathon with a time of 69:39 at the Philly RnR.  With the new speedy record in the books, I thought it would be a good time to talk about Age and Performance.   802 more words