How to Become a Better Runner: Breaking the Mental Barriers

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from Run Happy, Run Fierce Whether you just started running because of a New Years Resolution or you are a collegiate runner, you experience mental challenges at every level. You can be physically in the best shape of your life

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Ty’s 2016 Year In Review: Running

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from Tyler’s Training at Strive Trips Total Miles: 5209 (8383 km) Day’s Run: 339 Avg miles per week: 99.6 (160 km) Personal Bests: 3 – 5K (14’12), Marathon (2’15’52), 50K (2’56’01) Race Wins: 5/12 Podium Finishes: 9/12 Course/Meet Records: 3 World

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Goal Setting for Anytime of the Year

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from Aspirations of a BA Steeplechaser I have never really bought into New Year’s Resolutions, mostly because it conjures up images of unrealistic goals which quickly crash and die.  Some people make goals to run for an hour every day

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The Power Of Realistic Thinking

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by Ann Gaffigan, as originally posted for the Athlete Network From a young age, I was fascinated with testing my body’s ability to endure pain. Maybe it was because my older brother always asked me to punch him in the

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Beyond the Brace: 2017 Safaricom Half-Marathon

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from Sarah Runs the City After spending six LONG weeks, 24/7 in a non-weight bearing brace, I am finally free! Today I got the green light to ditch the brace and transition to crutch-assisted walking. Now the hard part really

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Running + Faith

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from Ryan and Sara Hall One of the themes Ryan and I hear most in messages from other runners, and especially recently, is ‘how does your faith in Christ affect your running?”  As much as we would love to respond to

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What I Learned from a Year of Hardly Running

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from Giving the Glory “Mama always said, life was like a box of chocolates–you never know what you’re gonna get.” Running is a lot like life, it’s unpredictable. As much as we train and prepare, sometimes things just don’t go

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Episode 1: The Shiny Quarter

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Growing up was never an easy thing for me. Well, I guess it’s not for any child – but I found myself through track and field. It all began at age 6 when I discovered I was fast. I am

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Note to Self: I’m Going to Make You So Proud

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from Matt’s Instagram (@mattllano) and Facebook (@llanoruns) I’m not a big fan of birthdays or New Year’s resolutions because I don’t believe anything really changes with the transition into a new year. We all have areas we can improve upon,

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My Plan as I Pursue My Final Season as a Professional Track & Field Athlete

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from Run Gum 2016 has come to an end! The rollercoaster of highs and lows that the past year brought me was wilder than any other in my decade-long career as a professional runner. As I sit here looking back

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