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Gear for Your Miles

Gear for Your Miles

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The 2018 Marine Corps Marathon is now less than 20 weeks away, so it’s officially marathon training season! In the last couple of months we have discussed the importance of finding a crew to train with, as well as mentally preparing yourself for the challenge you’re about to undertake. Whether this is your first marathon […]

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Run for the Cup

Run for the Cup

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The Caps are kind of a big deal around town these days. There is nothing Pacers Running Owner Chris Farley loves more than running but his DC sports teams are a very, very close second. Ok, he loves his family, his pup, his podcast, and a Miller Lite or two, but let’s get back to […]

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Foam Rolling for Recovery

Foam Rolling for Recovery

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As runners, recovery can be one the hardest parts of our training. We have the miles mapped out, we put in the time for those long runs, and we are generally good about doing our strength exercises, but recovering effectively sometimes goes by the wayside until we get injured or have aches and pains during […]

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Long Miles with a Crew

Long Miles with a Crew

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With the weather in DC finally starting to warm up, thoughts of summer marathon training are pushed closer to the top of our minds. If you’ve trained for a fall marathon before (especially in DC or other warm areas of the country), you know the early weekend mornings, the sweat-drenched runs, and the long miles […]

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Running Remixed Week Two

Running Remixed Week Two

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It’s time to talk about streaking.  No need to cover your eyes, you get to keep your clothes on for this challenge.  A run streak means logging a set number of miles every day for, well, however long you want to. We’ve seen week-long and year-long streaks. We even have a few streakers in the […]

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New Moves to Keep You Running

New Moves to Keep You Running

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In the next installment of our injury prevention series, we bring you a few more exercises to incorporate into your routine to help make you a stronger, less injury-prone runner. As a reminder or if you didn’t have the opportunity to read the other posts in this series (found here, here and here), weak glutes […]

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More Moves to Keep You Running

More Moves to Keep You Running

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In the third installment of our injury prevention series, we bring you a few more exercises to incorporate into your routine to help make you a stronger, less injury-prone runner. As a reminder or if you didn’t have the opportunity to read the other posts in this series (found here and here), weak glutes are […]

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Stronger Makes You Faster

Stronger Makes You Faster

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We’re continuing our injury prevention series with a few more exercises that will help to make you a stronger, less injury-prone runner. A weak core, which includes the glutes and surrounding muscles, often results in injury. Weak glutes specifically are a large contributor for injuries down the chain, including runner’s knee, plantar fasciitis, achilles tendonitis, […]

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Find Your Run Crew

Find Your Run Crew

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Running alone is pretty common for many runners. New runners often feel too intimidated to run with a group, while many other runners get into their own routine and run alone out of convenience. Some runners prefer to run alone because they think they will be “too slow” to run with a group, while some […]

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#2018Journey

#2018Journey

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We are into it now, 2018 is underway, and change is in the air and dreams on getting on paper. With the spirit of the new year in mind we want to offer a challenge to you- share your journey. There are lots of ways to make this year one to remember. Tess offered a number […]

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