Tips for Racing in the Rain

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Racing in the rain is hard. But we've learned some lessons that can at least make it less abysmal. This post shares our tips for racing (and training) in the rain.

Pre-race Routines and Prep

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What do you do to ensure that all the hard work of training pays off on race day? Here are some of our key routines to make it every race count.

Pulling off a successful race season: 5 things

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If you’re coming up on your race season, congrats! You’ve put in the work. The reward for your dedication is around the corner (whether that’s the race itself or the idea of just being done - we won’t judge you!).  We are currently…

Winning Strategies & Racing Mindset

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What's your race plan? Every important endeavor needs a plan, a strategy, and includes a mindset. Achieving your goals begins with a sound strategy.

Getting more from your races

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Racing is probably the most curious thing about running. From absurd event ideas to barely-sane race-day rituals, runners jump through all manner of hoops in the name of racing. ... (read more on the blog)

Finding and Building Community

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Who is part of the running community? Sure, it’s the runners themselves, but it’s also more. So much more! ...

The Rule for Recovery (and the LPGA 5k recap!)

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Admittedly, the first thing I think when someone says “I’m training for a marathon but want to jump in this 5k. What should I do to prepare?” is not helpful. Because my first thought is: DON’T.

Bayshore Half Marathon Recap

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Before diving into this, I must reflect on something I have found to be of incomparable worth in every stage and aspect of my running journey...

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,…
Race Day Tips! Maximize your race experience! atozrunning.com

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…