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6 Mind And Body Benefits Of Trail Running

Posted by: on October, 29 2014

Found on TheClymb.com You’re a run­ner, so you know this: run­ning is good for you. What you’re less cer­tain of is whether you should hit the pave­ment or head to the trail. I’ve found trail run­ning to be bet­ter for my body and mind. And since so much has been writ­ten about the ben­e­fits of road […]

Blind Runner Crosses Grand Canyon And Back

Posted by: on October, 29 2014

Found on Foxnews.com and written by Nicole Kwan Watching the sun rise, four friends reflected on the accomplishment they completed the night before— running across all 46 miles of the Grand Canyon, the span of the national landmark. A feat for any athlete, theirs was even more special because four of them were guiding their […]

New Triathlon Training Facility

Posted by: on October, 27 2014

Found on Triathlete.com and written by Jenny Shaw An 1,100-acre training and racing venue will be the first of its kind in the world. A new 1,100-acre self-contained training and racing venue is in the works near Wilmington, N.C., and will be the first of its kind in the endurance sports world. The TriHabitat (Trihabitat.com) […]

California Leads Nation In Cycling Deaths

Posted by: on October, 27 2014

Article found on LATimes.com and written by Jerry Hirsch you are going to be killed by a car while riding a bicycle, there’s a good chance you are male, older than 20 and living in California or Florida. That’s the finding of a report issued Monday by the Governors Highway Safety Assn. that also noted […]

Avoid Postseason Burnout

Posted by: on October, 27 2014

Found on USATriathlon.com and written by Cheryl D Hart One mile from the finish of Sunday morning’s 20-mile run, my Garmin read, “BATTERY LOW.” I almost said out loud, “No kidding!” By the end of race season, most of us feel we’re running on empty. We’ve committed considerable time and energy to training and racing. […]

Purpose Runs Deep In Marine Corps Marathon

Posted by: on October, 27 2014

Found on MarineCorpsTimes by Hayat Normine WASHINGTON — Thousands of runners checked through security to compete in the 39th annual Marine Corps Marathon early Sunday, a 26.2-mile race through the Washington area with a high-five from a Marine at the finish line. Samuel Kosgei, an active duty U.S. Army specialist in the 1st Squadron, 4th Cavalry […]

5 Mental Barriers Smashed

Posted by: on October, 24 2014

Found on RunnersWorld.com and written by Jennifer Van Allen Often the biggest obstacle to running has nothing to do with the legs and lungs; it’s about what’s on your mind. Here’s how to clear some common mental hurdles that can keep you from getting out the door. THE OBSTACLE: Working out hurts! GET OVER IT: Tuning out—not […]

Preparation For The Long Run

Posted by: on October, 23 2014

Found on RunnersWorld.com and written by Adam Buckley Cohen If you think of your body as an engine, then a great way to add horsepower is with a good, long run–a continuous effort ranging from 90 minutes to 3.5 hours in duration, depending on your experience and race goals. By going long, you increase aerobic […]

Runner’s Come To The Rescue

Posted by: on October, 22 2014

A group of runners were out for a routine run along a paved trail Saturday morning in Greenville, South Carolina, when they heard screams coming from nearby. The screams, it turned out, were by a local woman who had been missing for more than four days and was feared dead, reports FOX Carolina. “We heard […]

VIDEO: Recovery Tips

Posted by: on October, 21 2014

The importance of recovery from Triathlete.com.