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Making Plans

By Ambassador Eileen Wright It’s that time of year again! While some runners are training for a fall marathon and are well into their training plans, others of us plan for a winter race and start training later in the summer. We endure our sweat fests with thoughts of cooler days for longer runs and “thank

Training on the Go

By Ambassador Lindsay McClelland In many cases, summertime is synonymous with travel. For runners this means kinks in training and the possibility of losing critical miles. I’m a true believer in the importance of travel and seeing the world. In my opinion, running in new places is one of the most enjoyable ways to run.

Finding your why

By Ambassador Bryan Kreitz Why am I waking up at 4:30am to run. Why am I running 13.1 miles. Why did I let my friends talk me into this? Why? That word plagued me for years as I started becoming active in the running scene. The problem was, I did not have a “why” that

#tbt National Running Day with the Houston Marathon Committee

By Ambassador Lindsay McClelland These days there seems to be a “holiday” for just about anything. It’s probably no surprise that National Running Day takes the cake for being my favorite. This year, I headed out to Memorial Park to celebrate with the Houston Marathon Committee. I love these type of events. They remind me

Summer time training

Check out Eileen's and Lisa's blogs below, where they talk about their summer training plans. Sweatin’ in my Oldies By Ambassador Eileen Wright This morning I set off on my usual comfortably paced run. The weather was pretty much a repeat of last week: 76 degrees, 80% humidity. That’s why I was surprised to feel

Time to Train

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By Ambassador Lindsay McClelland Waking up at 4:30 a.m., hungry all the time, and remembering how much I love vaseline can only mean one thing...it’s marathon training season. My training has begun and I’m on my way to running my eighth and ninth marathons this year. I’ll be heading to the windy city to run

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