Archive for the June 2018 Category

Despite Slight Dip in Race Registrations, Running Still a Thriving Sport

Back in 1972, sports coverage included a piece on Frank Shorter, just after he won gold in the Olympic Marathon in Munich. To date, Shorter remains the only American man to win an Olympic gold medal at that distance. Joan Benoit Samuelson set the bar for American

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Full Spectrum of Summer Races to Choose from.

While many runners use the summer as a time to back off and regroup, there are still plenty of races to keep you sharp if you’re interested. And the offerings feature more than just 5Ks: you’ve got the full spectrum to choose from, from track meets to

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Young Runners Compete, Meet Greats at Portland Distance Festival

What would it be like to travel to the heart of track country and get to compete and meet some of the top athletes in the world? Well, members of the Spartan Running Club did just that. Paul Carrozza, track and cross-country coach at St. Stephen’s School

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What is Running Economy, and How Do You Improve it?

There are lots of ways to improve your running, and most of them we know. However, there is one mysterious phrase that comes up often that not many of us are too familiar with. It’s called “running economy”. So what exactly is running economy, and how do

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Van Der Merwe’s Training Nets Big Win at Life Time Tri CapTex

Natasha Van Der Merwe likes the saying, “Greatness is a Result of Perseverance.” It’s fitting then, that she stood atop the podium in first place last week after racing the Life Time Tri CapTex eight times over the years—including placing second once and third twice. Exercise physiologists

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