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Second Annual Ultimate Marathon Training Package Giveaway!

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It’s that time of year! Today marks 20 weeks until the TCS NYC Marathon! And it’s time to get your butts (and mine) in gear for my absolute favorite marathon of the year. As I did last year, I’ve put together two fantastic packages for the Second Annual Ultimate Marathon Training Package (one each to a male…

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Oh Captain, My Captain

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O Captain! my Captain! our fearful trip is done, The ship has weather’d every rack, the prize we sought is won, The port is near, the bells I hear, the people all exulting, While follow eyes the steady keel, the vessel grim and daring; But O heart! heart! heart! O the bleeding drops of red,…

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Gear Review: ASICS DynaFlyte (and a run with Olympian Ryan Hall)

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This morning I ran 5K through Central Park with Olympian Ryan Hall wearing the new ASICS DyntaFlyte (which will be available on July 1 – the shoes, not Ryan). Let me say that again: This morning I ran 5K through Central Park with Ryan Hall. Like, the Ryan Hall. You know, the guy who holds the…

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Preserving and Protecting Your Kicks

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If you read this space, you know that I’m a member of a blogger network and often get the opportunity to check out some new products related to running and fitness. Recently an opportunity crossed my desk for a product line called Forcefield and I wrote about the shoe cleaner. That left two products in the…

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I Have a Running Problem

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On the subway to work yesterday morning, I realized I have a huge running problem. Here’s the back story: When my alarm goes off every morning, it’s usually still dark out. My routine on non-running days is to hit the snooze as many times as I can while I recalculate how long it will take me to:…

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Race Video: 2016 Airbnb Brooklyn Half

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2016 Airbnb Brooklyn Half

Saturday was the 2016 Airbnb Brooklyn Half. I went out on this course for the 8th time, but this time I was undertrained, exhausted and one day into an antibiotic regimen to kill the sinus infection I was diagnosed with on Friday. So to say this wasn’t my best Brooklyn Half is an understatement. But, like the…

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