Why Spectate a Road Race?

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Here’s to enjoying race day excitement without having to hobble down the stairs the next morning. (Sign me up, right?) I know it’s inconvenient rising early in the morning and sorting out schedules and driving and parking and such.…

The Flying Pig Half Marathon Recap

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By: Zach Ripley Gut Reaction The cool, pre-dawn fog drifted lazily off the Ohio River as we confidently bore down on the starting area. Actually, there was no fog. And no one was bearing down on anything. But I did enjoy the low-50s,…

Goals are Fragile. Make Objectives to Last.

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If we can expect anything in life, it’s setbacks. Injury will come. Tragedy will happen. Goals are fragile. Make objectives to last.
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Race Day Tips and Suggestions

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Get the most out of your races with these race day tips and suggestions. If there is one thing I have done quite a bit in my life, it is race. If you are venturing for the first time or just want to have a more delightful experience, keep…

Leave The Stroller at Home- Running Groups for Parents

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A GUIDE TO FORM YOUR OWN RUNNING GROUP By: Andi Ripley Don’t get me wrong- I love my running stroller. The feeling of barreling down the trail with the double-wide in full sail, boys singing along to Disney show tunes- it’s great!…

Finding Running Partners

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A pack of wolves is always stronger than the lone wolf. Even if you love to be alone, I highly encourage you to venture out of your comfort zone and find running buddies. Running partners can improve the overall running experience by enhancing runs socially, adding accountability, and challenging us.

Reflections on Postpartum Running

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ME:“Holy crap, I just grew and delivered a human child.”“What the heck, kid? Why don’t you sleep more than 2 hours at a time?”“Is poop supposed to look like that?”GOOGLE: Yes.DOCTOR: Yes.ME:“I am just so tired.”“WHERE…

Have Fun on a Treadmill? Yes. It’s Possible.

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Here are some tips and a fun treadmill workout to help you enjoy indoor running! Check out atozrunning.com for running tips and more!