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Runners on Vacation

β€œAt the height of summer, naps at the beach can be alluring, and many of us may find ourselves tempted to take prolonged vacations from exercise.” – Gretchen Reynolds, writing in the New York Times.

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Man with a Plan

Among the final, and not unpleasant, tasks of the spring track season was having a handful of one-on-one meetings with kids who wanted a plan for running over the summer to prepare them for cross country in the fall. Before … Continue reading

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From the Archives: Waiting for the Breakthrough

[My running log for the summer seems to show a negative correlation between my training and my racing; as I’ve ramped up the training, I’ve raced slower and slower. So it seemed fitting to republish this reminder to anyone building … Continue reading

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