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Back in Action and it feels GOOD!

I have been sick and unable to run or lift for almost 2 weeks.  It was horrible.  I missed being active and hated being sick.  I listened and followed the doctor’s orders. 226 more words


Marathon training: Finally, I'm making some progress.

Falling off the wagon is easy. Picking yourself up, chasing after it and hauling yourself back up on to it is the difficult part. 

Basically over the last few weeks the stark realisation of the unavoidable 26.2 miles that I’m going to run in October has hit me, which sparked a kind of blind panic, which has led to me running two 10ks and an 8-miler.  270 more words


Rob Krar's Ultimate Advice For Ultrarunners

America’s most accomplished ultrarunner shares his philosophy on long runs, strength training, improving your technical skill set and more.  Thirty-seven-year-old Rob Krar of Flagstaff, Ariz. 7 more words


25 Best Adventure Marathons in the World

Trade in your walking shoes for some trainers next time you go see one of the world’s most awesome wonders. Great adventures give you a lot to remember, but the greatest give you something to train for. 7 more words


Stevens Creek Trail and Lands End Run

There’s nothing more amazing than a run by the ocean or on a simple trail. I initially signed up earlier this year to run the San Francisco half marathon, unfortunately because I wasn’t aware that I’m no longer 18 and I can’t double milage every week, I went through a devastating mcl and meniscus tear injury that put me out of commission for about 6 weeks. 95 more words


Fundraising tip #1: Make them pity you

Running a marathon is a big deal, especially for the first time.  If you want to capture people’s imagination they need to understand what a challenge it is.   75 more words


I might have signed up for another half marathon

This year is the year of the friendly half marathon.  I set myself the goal of running five in 2014, so far I’ve done two, two wonderful half marathons all with wonderful running friends.  642 more words