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Close to 3 early bird miles to kick off the week and stand in solidarity with Boston and all of my fellow runners racing today!

Close to 3 early bird miles to kick off the week and stand in solidarity with Boston and all of my fellow runners racing today!

No better way to kick off the weekend than with an early morning speed workout. 

Warmed up for about 2 miles and then used the city blocks for a bit of fartleks. Sprint one, recover two and sprint two, recover three! 

Happy Friday, Hungry Readers!

No better way to kick off the weekend than with an early morning speed workout.

Warmed up for about 2 miles and then used the city blocks for a bit of fartleks. Sprint one, recover two and sprint two, recover three!

Happy Friday, Hungry Readers!

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It’s magic.

It’s magic.

Over the years running has taught you a long list of lessons. Buy good shoes, focus on your form, always incorporate cross training, never eat weird foods before your race… And it goes on.

Every day you learn something new about the sport, but maybe you’ve been so focused on the actual act of running that you haven’t had the chance to take a step back and get a glimpse of the bigger picture; the one that shows you the real lessons that running has taught you.

Sometimes life seems complicated, but at the end of the day all we need to weed through the confusion are a few simple guidelines, and whether you realized it or not, all of them can be learned by participating in your favorite pastime. 

13 Life Lessons as Learned Through Running

What It Means to Run the Boston Marathon
Runners are resilient; it’s an essence of the sport and this past year has made it more evident than ever before.
One year ago today we witnessed an attack on one of America’s most celebrated sporting events. Today, as athletes and as Americans we stand taller and stronger while we honor our heroes and remember those who were lost.
To commemorate the anniversary of last year’s Boston Marathon we’ve collected thoughts from a handful of runners who will participate in this year’s race, scheduled for Monday, April 21.
We asked what running the race this year means to them, Here’s what they had to say.
Continue reading…
[image: flickr/Mark Wood]

What It Means to Run the Boston Marathon

Runners are resilient; it’s an essence of the sport and this past year has made it more evident than ever before.

One year ago today we witnessed an attack on one of America’s most celebrated sporting events. Today, as athletes and as Americans we stand taller and stronger while we honor our heroes and remember those who were lost.

To commemorate the anniversary of last year’s Boston Marathon we’ve collected thoughts from a handful of runners who will participate in this year’s race, scheduled for Monday, April 21.

We asked what running the race this year means to them, Here’s what they had to say.

Continue reading…

[image: flickr/Mark Wood]

(Source: theactivetimes.com)

"Every run is different. You can run the same loop at the same time two days in a row and feel like the queen of the world one day and the scum of the earth the next. It doesn’t say anything about you as a person — except that you’re normal."

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