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How to PR Your Next Race

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Today, many are thinking about running. The Boston Marathon is today, and, gosh, this feeling is still so strong, even a year later. We runners are a strong, dedicated, inspiring and united bunch. And on today our hearts remember a tragedy, while our legs run in honor of those lost and everyone who …
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Meg on the Run: Making It Better the Second Time Around

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Meg from the new Meg on the Run series is back today! Read on as Meg shares more about her her new half-marathon training schedule and the running tweaks she's making that are making all the difference in the world. Time to check in and talk progress! I wish I could say that since my last …
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VegRUN: Online Running Resource for Vegetarians

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When you run in certain crowds, it seems like everyone does half marathons and full marathons and Ironman triathlons and ultramarathons all the time, everywhere. And that can make it seem like those things are no big deal. I mean, everybody does it, so how hard can it be, right? Not exactly. …
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Third Time’s a Charm, Isn’t It?

It's no secret that the half marathon and I have had a rocky relationship. My first one, back in 2005, was really not enjoyable. But then again, I had no idea what I was doing. I loosely followed a training plan but didn't get any runs longer than 9 miles in. I didn't do any cross-training. I didn't …
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Kansas City Marathon Relay—Taken to My Limits

Kelsey and her Kansas City Marathon relay team!

So earlier this year, I heard my husband muttering about wanting to run another half at the Kansas City Waddell and Reed Marathon. My first thought was “What, I can’t do that with you!” Small back-story: I screwed my hip up last time I trained for one and told myself I wouldn't try another half …
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How to Run a Half Marathon (We’re in the Big Leagues Now!)

Keep your momentum going by signing up for another marathon! Credit:  lululemon athletica

Kilometers? Been there, done that. Now it's time to upgrade your runner membership to marathon status. Before you tackle the whole hog though, it's usually wise to try a half first. Not sure how to do it? That's why we're here: to show you just how to run a half marathon! How to Run a Half …
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What’s Your Favorite Race Distance?

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We've been chatting a lot about running races lately. First, we've recently had pieces on how to run a 5K and how to run a 10K, and here in just a little more than a month, we FBGs will be running a 10K in Brooklyn! Not to mention that in the coming weeks, we'll be sharing how you can train to run a …
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What’s on Kristen’s Fitness Bucket List?

This half marathon finish line picture means I can cross at least one of these off my list!

We’re talking fitness bucket lists—you know, the stuff we want to do before we die—for this edition of Question of the Week! Yeah, it's a little morbid, but it's fun to share the stuff we really, really want to do! I love lists. I think I might've mentioned that a time or two. But, it's true, and …
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What’s on Jenn’s Fitness Bucket List?

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We’re talking fitness bucket lists—you know, the stuff we want to do before we die—for this edition of Question of the Week! Yeah, it's a little morbid, but it's fun to share the stuff we really, really want to do! When we first decided on this fitness-bucket list topic (inspired by …
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