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SAUCONY CHALLENGE - APRIL 25 - MAY 4

Saucony Challenge April 25 - May 4 Saucony and Fleet Feet are teaming up for an exclusive challenge that will engage runners in a fun way- bringing running club to a virtual space. The task is simple: log 4 runs within the 10-day challenge. Participants will sign up under their local…

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RUN YOUR WAY TO A LIGHTER CARBON FOOTPRINT

RUN YOUR WAY TO A LIGHTER CARBON FOOTPRINT With Earth Day fast approaching, it’s a good time to take a few moments to revisit how you try to limit your environmental footprint. While we may think that running is an innocuous activity, the decisions that we make every da…

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10 Reasons to LOVE Spring and Get Back in Shape!

WHY SPRING IS THE BEST TIME TO START A NEW RUNNING ROUTINE It’s one thing to set a New Year’s resolution to run more or get in shape for a spring half marathon, for example. But it’s quite another to follow through. Afterall, after just one week your chances o…

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Moves to Run Stronger and Longer

TO RUN STRONGER AND LONGER A stable core is essential. It helps prevent injury, keeps you running strong, and enables you to be a more efficient runner. That’s because the stronger your core, the less side-to-side (or bobble) motion you experience while runn…

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Nutrition and Hydration Products: When You Should Take It, How Much You Should Take, and the Difference Between Gels and Chews

* SPECIAL THANKS TO FLEET FEET CHICAGO FOR SOME OF THIS ARTICLE. Race season is approaching in Baltimore and runners are likely to see or hear their peers talking or posting on social media about running nutrition supplements, leaving some scratching their heads asking themselves quest…

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Fueling and the Brain

SCIENCE HAS A LOT TO SAY ABOUT HOW AND WHAT WE EAT AFTER A HARD WORKOUT A recent study published this year by the University of Kentucky finds that “doing something virtuous can make indulging later even more pleasurable.” It’s called licensing, and w…

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Build a Solid Base

THE KEY TO SPEED It’s easy to write off running on the bleh days of winter. Easy runs aren’t so important that you need to throw on five layers, are they? Probably best to rest through the cold and recharge for spring, right? If that outlook sounds familiar,…

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Cross Train for a Balanced Body

FOUR REASONS TO CROSS TRAIN EVERY WEEK  There are so many reasons to fall in love with running. After all, it’s probably the most convenient and cheapest way to build strength and cardiovascular fitness. And there are built-in rewards. Regular doses of outdoor exhilarat…

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Finding our Tribe: Inside the Running Community

4 REASONS WE ALL NEED RUNNING COMMUNITY Running is about a lot more than logging miles and collecting race medals. Running communities support us and help us grow to be the best runners and people we can be. Here's why: Friends who suffer together …

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4 Ways to Run Stronger THIS YEAR!

NATIONAL CLEAN OFF YOUR DESK DAY APPLIES TO TRAINING, TOO Ever feel like when you clean off your desk and straighten your office, you get more done? Well, it’s because you probably do. And there’s science to prove it. Studies show that a clean and uncluttered…

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