Track Shorts: Best of 2016

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The sun is hanging low in the sky, the days are short and we are eating a lot of chocolate.  Yes it’s that time of the year.  Time for Track Shorts’ Year-in-Review.  Plenty to talk about in this Olympic year. 

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2016: A Year of Heartbreak and Breakthroughs

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from Run Happy, Run Fierce 2016 was AWESOME but it was far from easy.  I completed graduate school, bought a hatchback (yes, they are awesome), ran in my first Olympic Trials, DNF’d a marathon, ran a 2016 top 25 US

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ICYMI: Christmas 2016

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Meb Keflezighi Merry Christmas from my family to yours!!! pic.twitter.com/lUjmdeS2ge — meb keflezighi (@runmeb) December 25, 2016 Sandi Morris Just buttering up Santa a little bit #MerryChristmas #SantaBaby pic.twitter.com/h2nJxjaWyq — Sandi Morris (@sandicheekspv) December 25, 2016 Alexi Pappas why be

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Not a lot of Sunshine in the Sunshine State

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After an eight month hiatus from racing, I came into the USATF Club cross country championships with high hopes and a hunger for pain. I left the course on Saturday with my head down and an unsatisfied appetite. 30th place,

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Running Blind

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from Giving the Glory Have you ever tried closing your eyes in the middle of a run? You try, for just a moment, to zone out the pain and forget what you are doing. I’ve caught myself doing this before,

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It’s Christmastime!

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As many of us are traveling this weekend to see loved ones near and far, let us not get too wrapped up in the holiday hustle and forget to cherish what this season is truly about. Yes, we will have

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Our Memories: Favorite Holiday Toy

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With the holidays here, the finest, fittest athletes on the planet take a look back at fond memories from their childhood, and what they once received that left a lasting impression. Want to spread some holiday cheer of your own? Click

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Stress Fractures in the Lower Extremity

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In this second installment from my book, The Runner’s Guide to Healthy Feet and Ankles, we will discuss the diagnosis and general treatment of stress fractures in the lower extremity. The Runner’s Guide to Healthy Feet and Ankles: Simple Steps

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Cheers to Two Weeks!

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from Sarah Runs the City Today I am two weeks post-op! Yesterday I had my first in home PT session. Friday I returned to HSS for a post-op appointment with Dr. Allen. My stitches were removed and my brace extended

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3 Traps To Avoid As a Runner

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from Run Happy, Run Fierce 1. Don’t let running define you as a person. This is the first trap I fell into when I started taking running serious my sophomore year of college. Up to that point in my life,

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