Try Team Adrenaline for free

By | April 16, 2014 8:49 am | 0 Comments

 

As you know, I joined an outdoor workout group this winter organized and run by Dr. Steven Krauza. Team Adrenaline is an “organic fitness” group, which means we use no “equipment” beyond our own bodies or some cones on a football field or curbs or playground equipment, etc. I wrote all about Team Adrenaline here…. View Article

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Kids invited to Run-A-Muck at the Eastside Y

By | April 16, 2014 6:28 am | 0 Comments

 

The Eastside YMCA is hosting a mud run for kids. The Run-A-Muck obstacle event is scheduled for Saturday, May 24 at 10 a.m. Three levels of participation—hard, moderate, and easy—will make it challenging for kids from ages 4 to 13. The 1.5 mile course includes 15 obstacles. Don’t forget your camera: Spectators will be able… View Article

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Know the lingo: Junk miles

By | April 16, 2014 1:39 am | 0 Comments

 

When you’re just getting started in a sport, it’s hard to learn all the lingo. Running and walking, like any sport, has it’s own special language and local phrases. Each week, I’ll define a term or phrase that will help you not only walk the walk (or run the run), but talk the talk. junk… View Article

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Random news and notes

By | April 15, 2014 1:27 am | 0 Comments

 

Shalane Flanagan Featured on 60 Minutes From Runner’s World magazine: On Sunday evening, CBS’s “60 Minutes” followed American hopeful and local favorite Shalane Flanagan throughout her training for this year’s Boston Marathon. It was the first time in the show’s history that it featured a professional runner. “Maybe it’s just a Bostonian thing, but I was really,… View Article

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Friday question: Best race signs

By | April 11, 2014 4:24 am | 0 Comments

 

This week’s question: What’s the best race sign(s) you’ve seen? Seen at the Pittsburgh Marathon: “Yous running and no one is chasing you?” — Benjamin Reitz At Richmond Marathon – a little boy had a sign “This is the worst parade ever!!” — Tom Grant From our Erie Marathon water stop last year: “Chuck Norris… View Article

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Things I found — 4/10/14

By | April 10, 2014 1:20 am | 0 Comments

 

Worth Reading * What’s the best way to plank? Depends on what you’re trying to accomplish. * As if a traditional foam roller wasn’t torture enough, I give you: The cold roller (Actually, this might feel really great this summer). * While I’m not big on “rules,” (you can the rebel girl out of Jr…. View Article

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Know the lingo: DNF & DNS

By | April 9, 2014 1:18 am | 0 Comments

 

When you’re just getting started in a sport, it’s hard to learn all the lingo. Running and walking, like any sport, has it’s own special language and local phrases. Each week, I’ll define a term or phrase that will help you not only walk the walk (or run the run), but talk the talk. DNF… View Article

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Just Write 45 ~ 10,000 miles

By | April 8, 2014 1:04 am | 0 Comments

 

I knew it would die eventually, I just didn’t expect it to be on a random Tuesday afternoon. That’s how these things are though. We never really “expect” them. There were signs. It’s battery life was growing shorter every year. It was becoming “temperamental.” When I grabbed it for a lunchtime walk last week, it… View Article

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