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Don’t wait until the New Year

I know the to-do list is longer this time of year and adding one more task seems impossible; but truly you can begin your New Year’s resolution to get healthy now.  You do not need to find hours a week to spend in the gym and odds are you may not be the 5am winter […]

ITS RACE WEEK – PART 3 (REST & RACE DAY)

Rest is extraordinarily important race week prep. Both in terms of running less and sleeping more. Don’t skimp on sleep just because you’re feeling good! The more we train the more rest we should get for recovery, because recovery is a limiting factor of running. We need all the sleep we can get before a […]

It’s Race Week – Part 2 (Diet)

Our race week prep shouldn’t tremendously deviate from our training: consistency is very important for runners.  We want to perform our best and know why we’re performing the way we are.  Eat and drink as usual, even a little more!  If you think you need an extra serving of spaghetti or fruit, don’t hesitate.  It’s […]

It’s Race Week – Part 1 (Runs during race week)

“It’s Race Week” is a series of posts intended to serve as a guide for what to do during the week leading up to your next big race. It’s race week for the big half or full marathon you’ve been training months for.  The week of the big race has finally arrived.  How we plan […]

A New Fall Half in Columbus

Straight from the home page of SciotoRiverRun.com: Half Marathon & 10k courses offer scenic views of the Scioto River and O’Shaughnessy Reservoir Half course is flat, fast, and USATF certified Ample aid stations including water, electrolyte, and energy gels Parking close to the start/finish line First craft beer is FREE and includes a Scioto River […]

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Eat Smarter, Run Faster

  What do you think about before you go out for a run? The weather, your workout plan, or what you’re going to wear? One thing you might not consider is how to properly fuel your body before, during, and after a run. Proper nutrition is an essential component of improving performance, decreasing recovery time, […]

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Epic Run Streak 500 Days

On January 3rd 2015, I had a date. My plan for the day was to grab a quick dinner, and then go log a few miles in the dark before bed. Alas, a freak ice storm struck during dinner, and by the time I got home, the roads were too treacherous to risk a run. […]

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Boston Marathon Watch Party – 4/18

We are really excited to be hosting this awesome event! Watchers will receive the following: Boston clam chowder Sam Adams & Harpoon beer Columbus Race Calendar beer glass Marathon viewing on the big screen Entry into the 2.62 mile “Grandview Running Club style” timed fun run (not a closed course participants must obey all pedestrian […]