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USATF and road racing update
This past weekend’s USATF Convention was far more interesting than you’d figure a bunch of meetings would be. More about that later today.
The Fukuoka International Marathon, an IAAF Gold Label Road Race, was held on Sunday in t...more
by The Track & Field Superblog
posted December 5, 2011 at 1:35pm
Why Runners Should Take An "Off Season"
Do You Give Yourself an Off Season??
Here in the Midwest, race season is typically from April or May through October. That is the time of year when most runners are in their peak training, running a higher volume of miles and intervals. If you trai...more
posted November 20, 2011 at 9:02pm
Running marathons is bad for your health.
Didn't you hear??? I sure did. Last week someone let me know.Gees.I should have taken up smoking. Or competitive eating. What am I doing running? I could be indulging in cheese burgers and fried chicken every night.I was talking to someone the other day a...more
by Meggan's Running Blog
posted November 20, 2011 at 10:30am
Philadelphia Half Marathon Goals
The race is officially three days away and I really can't wait for it to get here. For the most part, my training has gone really well and I feel prepared for this race. I'm antsy to get out there and see what I can do.
Philly last year
But as far as...more
by Run Girl Run
posted November 18, 2011 at 1:11am
Lauren Fleshman on the New York Marathon (Part 1)
After a typical restless night of pre-race sleep, I finally get up 3 minutes before my 5:00 am alarm and my first thought is crystal clear: “this is the morning of the New York Marathon.”
No foggy mind; no stumbling to the bathroom. Instead I pop out...more
by Ask Lauren Fleshman
posted November 8, 2011 at 5:16pm
Dramatic finish to 2011 NYC Marathon Women’s Race
Ethiopian Firehiwot Dado won the 42nd ING New York Marathon women’s title in two hours, 23 minutes and 15 seconds to edge compatriot Buzunesh Deba by four seconds.
Dado, a 27-year-old making her New York Marathon debut, wasn’t a favorite coming into...more
by Pretty Tough
posted November 6, 2011 at 2:43pm
12 hours until race time. Here we go NYC Marathon!
I’m so pumped. Like WAY pumped. In fact, I need to get less pumped because its 9pm and the race is in 12 hours.
After all the training and the knee-freak-out and the desperate medical treatment; after the packing and traveling and time zone differences...more
by Ask Lauren Fleshman
posted November 6, 2011 at 1:52am
Preview of the ING NYC Marathon
November is a special time for running fans as at 9:10 a.m. on Sunday, November 6th, professional runners from all over the world converge to run the streets of New York at the New York City Marathon. The competition this year loo...more
posted November 5, 2011 at 3:28pm
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