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My Version of Farklets on the Track

Farklets are a common distance running workout. Typically, runners will do their routine warm up and then for the main set, will run a set distance while rotating through a series of hard sprints followed by easier sections. Some runners … Continue reading

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Cross-Training Days for Runners Can Be Fun

Today, I jumped back in the pool for my first swim in a long time. It’s easy to forget that cross-training can help your running but picking a few days each week to try something different is great for your … Continue reading

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Will Cross-Training Help Improve My 5K Time?

I started running about three years ago when my kids participated in their first season of cross country. Up until then, we were strictly a track and field family. My daughter and I did our first 5K road race about … Continue reading

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Write and Run Update: May 23, 2016 Week

This is my second week of my Write and Run Challenge. This is more of a typical week for me as far as the number of days running. I usually run four to six days per week. So, here is … Continue reading

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Write and Run Update: May 16, 2016 Week

This is my first week of my Write and Run Challenge. My kids have a track meet this coming Saturday so my runs this week will actually be lighter than a normal week since I run with my daughter. On … Continue reading

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Today Begins the Write and Run Challenge

I have a lot of friends that write for a living. Whether you write novels, blog posts, articles, technical report or even email. You use your writing skills on a daily basis. In fact, some of us write as much … Continue reading

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Aqua Jogging…It’s a Real Thing and Can Help Your Running

Aqua jogging…have you heard of it? It is a real thing, it is harder than it looks, you do feel like an idiot when you start but it can really help your running. Aqua jogging is running in water without … Continue reading

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Do I Have to Race to be a Runner?

There is a lot of focus these days on road races, trail runs, and runs with obstacle courses. But, do you really need to race in order to be a runner? I don’t think so. There are a lot of … Continue reading

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How to Run with Your Child when they are Faster than You

Have you ever tried to go on a fun, easy run with your kids but they are so much faster than you that they leave you in the dust almost instantly? That happens to me to a regular basis. By … Continue reading

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Don’t Fear the Long Run

Most running programs have a long run one day each week. Try to pick a day for your long run when you have a little more free time like a weekend or when the kids are at school or a … Continue reading

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