Mind Over Matter: Mad City USATF 100k Road National Championship and IAU Americas Continental Championship Race Report

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from UltraRunnerMama Saturday March 18, text to my coach: I’m going to pull out of Mad City. I’m not in a place mentally or physically to run a hard 100k. When running, which is normally my stress release, becomes the

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The Boston Marathon Story, by Jill Geer

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Jill Geer has been a visible leader in the T&F world for 17+ years. Jill is the Chief Marketing Officer and primary spokesperson for USATF. The following is her personal essay and review of the new Boston Marathon documentary. as originally

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Dear Younger Me

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as originally posted on MileSplit Dear 11-year-old Neely, I see you right now, out riding your pony, Rose, unaware that life is going to take you in a different direction very soon. You’ve always been an outdoorsy, bird-watching child, a

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Track Shorts 2017: Lap 4

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March is like that song by the band Dawes – “A Little Bit of Everything.”  A little bit of 70 degrees, a little bit of blizzard, a little bit of gale force winds, a little bit of sun.  The month

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Nutrition & Injuries

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from Run Happy, Run Fierce Disclaimer: I am not a registered dietitian; I received my undergraduate degree in Dietetics but never completed my internship following graduation to become a registered dietitian. When a runner is faced with an injury that

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The First Step

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from Amy and Jesse You don’t have to see the whole staircase, just take the first step. ~ Martin Luther King, Jr. I ran 400s on the track this morning. By most accounts, it was a great start to the

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Race Recaps: Gate River Run and Cooper River Bridge Run

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from Running Joyfully My spring season kicked off with two road races, the Gate River Run in Jacksonville, Florida in mid-March, and the Cooper River Bridge Run in Charleston, South Carolina on April 1. The common denominator in these two

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Wake

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from Sarah’s Running Shorts It’s funny how a moment of crisis causes reality to lose its sharpness and edges. From the haze I see at the moment I can only pull three facts clearly to the forefront. -My name is

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April Update: Temporarily Sidelined

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from Run Happy, Run Fierce To be honest, this blog is a reminder to myself. It is the rational side of my brain speaking rather than the crazy irrational side. It is a written reminder to myself that I am

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Back in Balance

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from Stowed Thoughts Back at the blogging. I botched January & February– actually let’s ‘chose to adapt,’ that is better language– deciding that one post every quarter was a more attainable goal. Language, Language, Language. The way you talk to

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