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How Do You Keep Focused on Training after Your First Big Race?

You train, hyper-focus and expend all of your energy on one goal for three months – then you make it happen. It is natural to lose interest afterwards. The newness has worn off; the excitement isn’t there anymore. Every run … Continue reading

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A Thank You Letter

Dear volunteers, spectators, fellow runners and race organizers: You “Rocked” it. This is a big thank you letter to everyone who supported the ING Rock ‘n Roll Philadelphia Half-Marathon on September 19th; Thank you for all you did to make … Continue reading

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The Role of Post-Workout Massages

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Me vs. Food

[tweetmeme http://the13thmile.com/2010/08/02/me-vs-food/%5D My diet has been a struggle since I knew what the word diet was. I have an insatiable sweet tooth, and a penchant for happy hours: two major pound-packers. Worse, for years, I thought pasta and bread with … Continue reading

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What is your biggest obstacle during a run?

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A Jersey Run

Today I planned a short, efficient run and listened to Bruce Springsteen along the way. Suddenly, mid-run, “Santa Claus is Comin’ to Town” popped up on my Bruce list. Rather than skip it – I have a staunch rule against … Continue reading

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How you can find the right running shoe

Do you have flat feet?  You could be over-pronating when you run. Are your arches abnormally high? You might be under-pronating.  Through the experience of researching running shoes, and going to a specialty running store, I’m here to share what … Continue reading

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