Day by Day

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I used to be such a planner. In addition to normal long-term plans, at times I’d plan out my entire week in advance – every run, every meal, every assignment, every scheduled activity, every commitment. It sounds crazy, but made a

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Ripple Effect of the Post-Olympic Blues

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The last day of summer vacation has always been a trigger for me – a time of the year marked in the Southeast by a swelling symphony of cicadas that shakes the evening trees. When I hear the sound swell here in

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2:37:27 and Much More: Results of my Grandma’s Marathon Experiment

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I wrote in my blog 6 weeks ago that I would try something new and different – I would run Grandma’s marathon without truly preparing for the marathon distance in the way that I normally do. I wanted to see

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Happy Birthday Esther and Katy!

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From everyone at AthleteBiz, wishing Esther Atkins and Katy Moen a very Happy Birthday! Meet Esther Event: Marathon Treadmill to Champion: While at Case Western Reserve University, Esther had not planned on running in college, but was recruited off a treadmill during

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Miranda Melville Punches Ticket to Rome

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(Sunday, April 3rd, 2016 Earth City, Missouri) Miranda Melville will represent the USA in Rome, Italy, on May 7 & 8 in the IAAF World Team Championships of Race Walking. Melville finished 2nd on Sunday at the USA Team Trials

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Things We Love

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There are many great organizations that help make the dream possible for the finest, fittest athletes on the planet. Below are a few that caught our eye this week. Matt Llano I now have a sea of new @NAZ_Elite @HOKAONEONE gear

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Messy in the Middle

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You can’t skip day two. You can’t skip the second act. After one of the most draining (and unsuccessful) workouts I’ve done in months, I finished off my day yesterday by reading another chapter in Brené Brown‘s Rising Strong. I was

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Why Jacksonville Half Was So Great

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It started with a Facebook message on September 23rd. Richard Fannin had messaged me, as he is wont to do, and asked for a favor for his friend whose son is interested in running at App State. And when a

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9 weeks to LA!

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I’ve tried this blog thing before.  But, I think I was putting too much pressure on myself.  It had to be worthy.  It had to be perfect.  Who even cares anyway?  For years, if I Googled my name, “Esther Erb

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Things We Love

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There are many great organizations that help make the dream possible for the finest, fittest athletes on the planet. Below are a few that caught our eye this week. Stephanie Garcia & Brenda Martinez #teamnb excited to chat with the ladies

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