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9 Gear Essentials Every Serious Runner Needs

Running has been a passion of mine for five years now and in that time I have discovered some great running gear that keeps me motivated to continue on the journey.
Posted 2/16/2011  2:00:00 PM By:   : 86 comments   52,699 views
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Confession: I Ran and Ate My Way Through the Krispy Kreme Challenge

What do you get when you combine competitive running with competitive eating? A new meaning to the phrase 'doughnut run!'
Posted 2/9/2011  8:00:00 AM By:   : 306 comments   50,318 views
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13 Cold Weather Exercise Tips

Even the most dedicated exercise enthusiast can find his motivation waning when winter hits, but by following some simple tips you may find just the inspiration to head outside.
Posted 1/29/2011  8:00:00 AM By:   : 49 comments   52,107 views
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SparkPeople Members Take on Vegas

2010 allowed me to meet with SparkPeople members from around the country and what a year it was. You all inspire us every day as you overcome the obstacles in your life.
Posted 12/18/2010  8:15:30 AM By:   : 54 comments   20,985 views
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Cross-Training Activities for Runners

By integrating cross training activities into your workout schedule, you will receive the aerobic benefits without the repetitive strain to your body.
Posted 11/27/2010  8:00:37 AM By:   : 38 comments   39,185 views
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The Benefits of Cross-Training: Now I'm a Believer

A running injury has forced me to try other activities and has shown me that Iím not really as fit as I thought I was. Could there really be a benefit to cross-training?
Posted 11/16/2010  5:00:00 AM By:   : 75 comments   30,928 views
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Sock It to Me: How to Choose the Right Pair for Your Runs

As a runner you know the importance of being fitted for the right shoe, but did you know that wearing the proper socks is equally as important?
Posted 11/13/2010  8:00:34 AM By:   : 80 comments   50,393 views
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I'm Injured. So Now What?

Donít get me wrong, Iím totally bummed that Iím injured and can't run. But there are a few reasons it hasn't been as terrible as I expected.
Posted 10/22/2010  3:06:52 PM By:   : 110 comments   37,022 views
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Should Runners Be Classified According to Weight?

For years runners have been classified according to age, however, many races are now allowing heavier runners to vie for awards by classifying them according to their weight.
Posted 10/16/2010  9:25:57 AM By:   : 121 comments   37,507 views
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Defining Success When You Donít Want to be the Best

I'll never be fast enough to run with the front of the pack. Although I do like challenging myself, I run because I love it, not because I want to be the best.
Posted 10/12/2010  5:49:43 AM By:   : 114 comments   28,229 views
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Inspirational Video: Running Down 120 Pounds

This amazing 5-minute video is all the pick-me-up you need to keep going on your own journey!
Posted 9/22/2010  12:00:00 AM By:   : 326 comments   46,058 views
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Running Tip: The Importance of Hydration

Determining the best hydration plan for you can be the difference between a great run and a not so great run.
Posted 9/11/2010  10:23:31 AM By:   : 44 comments   39,155 views
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SparkPeople Runners Share a Dream Running in the Hood to Coast Relay

Just one week ago, 12 SparkPeople members and volunteers took on the challenge of running in one of the most prestigious of all races, The Mount Hood to Coast Relay.
Posted 9/4/2010  10:00:32 AM By:   : 90 comments   21,960 views
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SparkPeople Ghost Runners Do Their Share to Support the Hood to Coast Team

As twelve SparkPeople members run the Hood to Coast relay, there are many more SparkPeople members running in spirit with the team as 'ghost' runners.
Posted 8/28/2010  10:32:09 AM By:   : 74 comments   27,839 views
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SparkPeople Members Take on Chicago

This has been an amazing year of travels as I have made the trek to New Orleans, Seattle and just recently to Chicago to run with other SparkPeople members.
Posted 8/7/2010  10:16:02 AM By:   : 77 comments   23,031 views
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