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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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Spring 2016 Race Schedule.

Every year I typically plan for two large races: a spring half/full marathon and a fall half or full marathon. Once I have decided on my goal race I typically work backwards in my calendar and plan lead up races to the main event. The shorter lead up races not only help me gain fitness

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Running Shoes 101: The benefits of training in two different shoes.

  I have been working at a local running store for over two and a half years. If you can imagine when it comes to shoes and feet I have seen it all. A women’s size 14.5 wide (ordered a men’s 13!!) and still growing! A men’s size 15 4E, whoa dolly! A 35 year

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