Track Shorts 2017: Lap 7 | World Championships Preview

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London Calling (musical accompaniment courtesy The Clash) Five short years after hosting the Olympics, London will again be the center of the track and field universe as it hosts the 2017 IAAF World Championships. Wow, and we’re even kicking West

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Not Seeing the Forest for the Green

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The 2017 World Orienteering Championships in Tartu, Estonia, have come and gone. After taking a few weeks to recover both physically and mentally, I am ready to go over what happened, and where we can go from here. First, in

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Waiting on a Breakthrough

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from Giving the Glory When most people talk about having a breakthrough it’s such a positive thing; a great achievement. But we must realize that the verge of a breakthrough can feel quite the opposite. Right before a big breakthrough,

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Preparing to Take on the World

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Training has been going great since nationals. I train at Cal Poly San Luis Obispo and this summer we are in the process of getting a facility overhaul. This is really exciting for our track program and the school and

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How to Bounce Back from a Bad Race

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from Running Joyfully You know those races – the ones that leave you bummed, disappointed, a little sad, and hungry for more. We’ve all had them. Whether it’s a 5k or a marathon that’s left your running heart broken, a

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Track Shorts: TrackTown Summer Series Wrap-up

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What if they held a party and a track meet broke out? To be honest, the first hour or so of the TrackTown Summer Series (TTSS) finale in New York was more about the music and the great weather than

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Europe Trip 2017: Marathon du Mont Blanc and the Stanserhorn Mountain Run

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from The Journey of a Thousand Miles Two years ago, we stayed in Chamonix for a couple of days while en route to Zermatt for the World Long Distance Championships at the Zermatt Marathon. Coincidentally, we were there the same weekend

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Wait… Olympians need pep talks…?

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from Vault High Writing. It’s something I have always loved to do. I have kept a journal since age 10, and began occasionally blogging a few years ago. I really love to keep a journal because it allows me to

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Traci Falbo and Pam Smith are Running for a Very, Very Long Time

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Traci Falbo and Pam Smith are currently running in the 24 Hour World Championship with Team USA. Located in Victoria Park in the greater London area of Belfast, United Kingdom, racing began at Noon local time (7am Eastern US time)

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