BizBuzz: Dathan to Run Boston, Brazier Breaks 4, & Sandi’s Workout Wednesday

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Make sure to check back in regularly to catch up to all the latest News and Buzz from the athletes on AthleteBiz and beyond. The  icon means you can find this athlete on AthleteBiz! News & Notes  Dathan Ritzenhein has announced

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The Stop Sign

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The short version: I am extremely sorry to say that I have to withdraw from the 2017 TCS NYC Marathon.   The long version: When your body starts slowing down, it’s a sign that it needs to stop. Moments after

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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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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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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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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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Lenten Commitment

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I was raised in the Episcopal church, and although I’m still not sure exactly what I believe, I have found that its liturgical rituals have settled deep into my bones. And the season of Lent has become one of my favorite

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Firm Kindness

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It’s been an eventful few days for me. On Thursday, Abigail Lorge published a very kind and flattering article about me, which perfectly expressed how I’m feeling regarding the upcoming season and Boston Marathon preparation. It even got tweeted out

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Grandma’s: The Marathon Experiment

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As some of you may have heard in my post-Trials Flotrack interview, my goal for this post-Olympic year is to run as many quality marathons as I reasonably can and test my limits. My coach, Terry and I initially thought

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The Marathon is Over. Now What? My Recovery from the Trials and 3 Lessons Learned

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With the Boston Marathon over and done with, nearly all of the personal race reports I’ve read have been somewhere on the scale of deflated to disappointed. From what I could tell, the crowds were as great as ever, but

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