jaxon-hindman

Teen Beats Cancer, Running St. Jude Marathon to Inspire Others

October 29, 2018

Jaxon Hindman is running the St. Jude Marathon with this message to others: Don’t give up on your goals

In 2014, at the age of 12, Jaxon Hindman was diagnosed with a brain tumor. He became a patient at St. …

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Des Linden is everywhere this week

October 25, 2018

Des Linden is dominating the marathon media this week! There’s a video put out by Brooks, in which she responds to 26.2 questions; an article on Runners World’s website, in which she shares some mental strategies for conquering the …

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With Deena Kastor, near Nashville, October 12, 2019

Journal: Ran 3 Miles with Deena Kastor!

October 22, 2018


“I’ve always taken the philosophy that you have to dream a little in this sport. If you stay in your comfort zone, you’re not going to do anything special.”

Deena Kastor

It was October 12, 2018. A Friday. I had …

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Antony Britton

on this day in 2017: man broke 2 running records while on fire

October 13, 2018

‘When the pain starts, just push through it’…

In a real WTF moment of recent running history, a daredevil named Antony Britton, was set on fire and then ran his way to two Guinness records. The records were broken on

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Runners to watch in 2018 Chicago Marathon (w/ updates)

October 7, 2018

There are a lot of great stories to follow in the 2018 Chicago Marathon. From the return of the pacers, to the inspiring stories of non-elites who are running.

And, of course, there are the elites. Here are five …

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prayers

5 Short Prayers for Your Next Run

September 27, 2018

It’s well-known that mantras work for runners. A mantra, used in this sense, is “a statement or slogan repeated frequently.” They act as an abbreviated version of positive self-talk, and we runners need all the positivity we can get …

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T. Rex Stampede Through Nashville

3rd Annual T.Rex Stampede Coming in Oct

September 18, 2018

Plans already being made for a 4th annual event 

[Updates follow the original post ]

Ever wanted to run while wearing an inflatable T-Rex costume? Yea, there’s a race for that. It’s called the T.Rex Stampede, and it’s being …

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wake up early

Running Hack: Wake Up an Hour Early

September 9, 2018

Need a 25th hour in your day? Set your alarm an hour early. Problem solved

I recently stumbled upon a 2014 Forbes article by Jennifer Cohen titled “10 Morning Habits Successful People Swear By.” Most times I don’t …

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running sucks

4 ways to make running fun again

August 30, 2018

UN-SUCK your run

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Sometimes running just sucks. It doesn’t matter if you’re an elite, a casual runner, or a beginner. You’ll have days when a …

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new york city marathon 2018

NYC Marathon 2018: Shalane Flanagan, Geoffrey Kamworor, Desiree Linden

August 17, 2018

November is still a little ways away, but the race is already full of awesome

[Updated Aug 25, 2018. Updates follow the original post. ]

As the list of elite runners committing to this year’s New York Marathon grows, it’s …

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