Fear of Getting Better?

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from Be You, Be Real I have to admit I may have found the most irrational fear imaginable.  Over the last few days I noticed an anxious feeling I couldn’t quite place.  After some careful examination, I realized I was

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Ty’s Training: Week of April 17, 2017

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from Strive Trips Weekly Summary – 128 miles in 14 runs A great fast workout and a great effort at the DisneyWorld Half (for 2nd place and under the old CR). Less than 5 weeks to Vermont City Marathon and

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What is Toughness Anyway?

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I spent years beating myself up because I believed that somehow others were able “dig deeper” or push themselves harder than I could. I believed that other women were just tougher than me and that’s why they could run faster.

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Return to the Rim

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from The Journey of a Thousand Miles It was a cold and rainy Saturday morning about a month ago in the throes of the PNW late winter, and I was dragging my feet trying to get out the door for

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Chelsea’s Chat: My Top Ten Real Recovery Foods

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from addaday You had the race of your life or you went to the well in a killer workout. You just finished that last twenty miler before your upcoming marathon. You’re ready for all of the donuts and all of

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A Tribute to Tom Fleming

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Somewhere, someone in the world is training when you are not. When you race him, he will win. ~Tom Fleming Running legend and universally beloved man Tom Fleming died yesterday while coaching Montclair Kimberley Academy high school team. He was

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My Boston Build-up: as told on instagram

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I started using instagram more often in 2015 and liked it right away. It seems to encourage superfandom more than other social media outlets. Likes seem to fly freely and without reservation. I also enjoy getting feedback on what people like

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Texas Invitational

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from Javelin Journal I can’t truly say that I opened my season yesterday, because I’ve competed twice this year already!  But Nitro Athletics seems like so long ago, and was so early in my actual javelin training that I feel

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Joining the rabbit team!

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from Running Joyfully Well, the cat, er rabbit, is out of the bag! I’m thrilled to share that I’ve signed with rabbit, a running apparel company based out of my home state of California. I am so excited to join

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Ty’s Training: Week of April 10, 2017

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from Strive Trips Weekly Summary – 140 miles in 14 runs Cut back a bit after a botched workout on Wednesday and realized I’d run an enormous amount in the first 6 days of this real block. Still had a

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