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Boston Marathon 2017 Race Recap: Part 1

      I have heard some runners mutter that once they have successfully completed the challenge of running their first marathon they want and need a new challenge to focus their energy upon, perhaps a longer race distance or a different sport entirely. This, my friends, is not me in the least. I’m five

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Marathon training: Discerning the difference between soreness and injury.

The Boston Marathon is officially 13 days away!!! During marathon training most if not all runners will experience aches and “growing pains” (as my dad liked to call them). In a way feeling sore and tired is to be expected. When you start lifting weights at the gym your muscles are often tight and sore

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Boston Marathon training: Bye bye overload and welcome to tapertown.

  I sit here before you a lady in waiting. What am I waiting for? The 2016 BOSTON MARATHON, of course!!!! After having given my absolute all during the past two weeks of training I am now officially tapering for the Boston Marathon!!! Wahoo!! I have spent the past two weeks running through cold damp

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