Even Coaches Need a Coach

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from Run Happy, Run Fierce Since my freshman year of college, I have had 4 different coaches.  Throughout my 5 years of undergrad, I had 3 different coaches–I brought some of the inconsistency on myself since I transferred schools after

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Athletic Bucket List

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Inspired by Katie Mackey’s tweet following her win at the Grand Blue Mile, we asked the athletes on AthleteBiz: What is something on your competition or athletic bucket list? Here are some feats to look forward to from your favorite athletes! Click on

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How to Refocus your Disappointment with Spontaneity

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from Narratives of a Professional Runner When people describe me, I don’t think the words spontaneous and adventurer are usually found in close proximity to one another, but today that’s what I was. A cave exploring, solo hiking, not fully

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Pro Runner or Cancer Fighter?

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as originally posted on Spikes Full-time professional runner, part-time cancer fighter. Or is it full-time cancer fighter and part-time professional runner? The truth is these days, I’m not really sure. I have spent the past six and half years mostly

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Track Shorts 2017: Lap 5

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The months of April and May have a comforting familiarity about them.  Patriot’s Day (third Monday in April) brings the Boston Marathon; the last weekend in April has the Penn Relays and Drake Relays.  By the way, the Boston Marathon

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Beware The Chair: My C&O Canal 100 Miler Race Report

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from UltraRunnerMama Ultrarunners warn, Beware The Chair. When you sit down mid-race, it sure can be hard to get back up.  After Saturday though, I have a new perspective. Me and the chair, it’s a love/hate thing. C&O Canal is

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1.004

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from Neely Runs WHAT THE HECK DOES THAT NUMBER MEAN? The gravity (concentration) of urine for my post race drug test. (I am sure that was your very first guess!) To rewind and start from the beginning, I raced the

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Spring Trail Races: Black Canyon 100k, Land Between the Lakes 60k, Yamacraw 50k

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from Ms. Adventures of an Ultrarunner BLACK CANYON 100K – 2/18/17: I decided to go to Black Canyon to get my Western States qualifier out of the way and enjoy some nice warm weather after being in Indiana for the winter.

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Ty’s Training: Week of April 24, 2017

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from Strive Trips Weekly Summary – 113 Miles in 11 runs Solid week with a great, tactical win at the Rock N Roll Nashville Half Marathon, a very strong 10K workout (10x1K @ 2’54), a 26 mile long run, and

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Black and White

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from Maria’s Instagram Sometimes it’s black and white. We have good days and we have bad days. Sometimes the results speak for themselves and the time is so stellar we know the work has been done and the battle against

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