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Don’t Run a Marathon Without Training

“Respect the process” College student runs Fargo Marathon without training. That’s not clickbait, that’s an actual headline of an actual story about an actual guy who actually ran a marathon without actually training. Initial thoughts that might cross your mind … Continue reading

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Taper Goals for Marathon Training

“Make the best of what’s around” While most Fargo Marathon runners began their taper last week, I was enjoying my peak week. Pacing Get in Gear the weekend prior required an adjustment to my overall training schedule. Normally, diverting from … Continue reading

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What Should I Eat Before A Long Run or Race?

“Food is fuel” Ah, food. One of my favorite topics. It nourishes our bodies and keeps us alive. It’s delicious and a key part of numerous social events. It also fuels our workouts and aids in recovery of the tough … Continue reading

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Behind the Scenes Running 26.2 – Part 3: How to Run the Marathon

“No one fucks with someone who runs 26.2 miles for fun” We’re closing in on spring marathon season. Whether Boston this month or a local race next, you’re all in at this point. You’re tough and you’re tired. Your metabolism … Continue reading

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5 Reasons a Marathon Training Partner is Gold

“People, let me tell you ‘bout my best friend” I interrupt this week’s regularly-scheduled blog to bring you something impromptu. Every so often, I see something that inspires a post. Today, it happened twice, which led me to shelve this … Continue reading

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The Lucky 7 – My Favorite Spring Blogs

“Spring – rejuvenation, rebirth, everything’s blooming. All that crap.” I don’t particularly like spring. Winter is my favorite season and I kind of hate to see it come to an end. But mostly, I don’t like spring because the sloppy … Continue reading

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Behind the Scenes Running 26.2 – Part 2: How to Train

“Tough runs don’t last but tough runners do” It’s time for Part 2 in my mini-series designed for all you out there training for a marathon – especially your first marathon. In this mini-series, I’m taking you through all 26.6 … Continue reading

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