Archive for the Tag 'marathon'

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Boston Marathon: A Runner’s View

While I was MIA from blogging on RunningTips101.com, I of course missed commenting and sharing my perspective on the Boston Marathon bombings. I found this beautiful piece written by a runner and published in the New Yorker. Please enjoy:   BOSTON, FROM ONE CITIZEN OF THE WORLD WHO CALLS HIMSELF A RUNNER POSTED BY Huraki […]

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Olympics Marathon: Shalane Flanagan’s POV

I have to say, it’s impressive when athletes push themselves to accomplish more…remove themselves from their comfort zone in the hope to reach their goals, live their dreams, etc. It happens all the time in high school and college levels, but when it is done on the professional or Olympic level, it’s even more inspiring. […]

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Runner’s World Article: “The Reanimation of Alison”

Alison Delgado, a runner, was nearly killed while riding her bicycle; her own husband (a fellow doctor) was part of the rescue effort. Despite her injuries she came back and is running (and winning) again. Amazing story in the June 2012 issue of Runner’s World Magazine… It’s late afternoon, early last October, and runners and their […]

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Tips To Improve Your Running

I just read this great post by a marathoner, coach and blogger at StrengthRunning.com. I’ve pulled out some of my favorite tips courtesy of Jason Fitzgerald, but feel free to read the entire post here. Don’t want to read on but want your own specified 5K beginner training program, click here. Do a long run! […]

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“Female long distance runners are like wine, they get better with time”

With my big 30th Birthday coming up tomorrow…I thought it was appropriate to write a blog post on running and aging and how they actually do go together. And it’s what gives me hope as I continue to train and compete. I mean there has to be something to look forward to, right? So here it […]