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5 Ways To Make A Bad Race Better

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When you're not feeling it on race day, it's time to make lemonade out of lemons. Here's how: That phrase that gets you through the tough miles during training might be needed on race day. Keep motivated by inking your favorite words with permanent marker. Spectators who cheer are extremely uplifting. Spectators giving out high [...]

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What Race Directors Wish You Knew

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Training for a half marathon requires commitment, from carving out time to run to budgeting for running gear and racing fees. By the time you reach the starting line, you've put a tremendous amount of time and effort into making your race day go off without a hitch. But what about race directors, the people [...]

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7 Things Runners Love About Fall

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Everyone's favorite time of the year to run starts officially on Sept. 23, the autumnal equinox. Here's why we love the fall: Okay, this is obvious, but has to be included. After months of sweating profusely under the oppressive heat and humidity of summer, the cooler temperatures are a welcome relief. Also, every runner is [...]

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15 Things to Pack When You Run a Relay Race

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You're gonna want a cowbell. Also baby wipes, toilet paper, a beach towel and plenty of cash. Don't get caught without these items when you're in the middle of a big relay race: Can be used anytime, anywhere, and don’t require water. Your teammates will appreciate it too. If you don’t have time or your [...]

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5 Exercises You Can Do When You’re Not Running

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On your off days when you're training for a full or a half marathon, try out some of these ways to exercise that also will benefit your running: A low-impact exercise that works the entire body will help you build cardiovascular strength without stressing your joints. Runners can tremendously benefit from sessions in the water. [...]

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The 5 Most Awkward Running Forms (We’ve All Done)

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Each of us has been one of these runners at least once in our lives, haven't we? The shuffler creates a Doppler effect everywhere he goes. You can hear the entire footfall going and coming. It takes a lot of extra effort to cause that much friction with the ground. But the real question is [...]

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