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11 Great Half Marathons to Run With Friends

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1) Seaside Half Marathon Whether you go with a friend or a group, the Seaside Half Marathon is a perfect getaway at the end of winter. Held at the beginning of March, the sleepy town of Seaside, Florida comes to life during race weekend. Enjoy a flat and fast course along the panhandle coast and [...]

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The 7 Keys to Running a Half Marathon You’ll Enjoy

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1) Dress rehearsal No matter what distance your race is, run in every stitch of your race gear 2-3 weeks prior to the event. If there are any tweaks to be made, you will have time to get in another run in the modified gear. For longer events, make sure that your hydration and nutrition [...]

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11 Things You Think About When You Run a Marathon

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Running a marathon is not just an exercise of the body. It is arguably just as much exercise of the mind. Runners who are not pushing their aerobic thresholds might be apt to chatter during a race and pass the time by talking to another runner. However, racing a marathon requires a few hours of [...]

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20 Reasons To Still Love Running: Why I Do, Why You Can Too

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I’m 35 and have been running (mostly) since I was in middle school. A few of those years in college and in my early 20’s were sporadic, but I found my way back quickly. And over the years, I have loved running for so many different reasons. 1) I love the satisfied, exhausted feeling of [...]

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The Runner’s Best Route to Better Fitness: 6 Essential Habits

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Make changes slowly Getting fit doesn’t happen overnight. And going from zero (or very little) to a full-fledged program is not only inadvisable, but probably impossible to stick to. The 10 percent rule applies to not only how much you were doing the week prior, but also the intensity. This is for walking, running, cross-training, [...]

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