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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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The Hardest Part of Marathon Training – After 26.2

“You can’t start the next chapter if you keep re-reading the last one” Another Fargo Marathon in the books. This year’s race was one of the most fun for me, as I had the privilege of leading one of the … Continue reading

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Why You Should Run With a Pacer – And Why You Shouldn’t

“Follow the leader” Iiiitttt’ssss Marathon Week! After a long winter of training, it’s hard to believe the big day is almost here. On Saturday, along with thousands of runners, I’ll step up to the start line at the Fargo Marathon, … 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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Why You Should Run the 0.1 or 0.2

“You don’t have to go the extra mile, only part of it” I’m fresh off pacing my very first 10k event, part of the annual Minneapolis Get in Gear race series. It was a great time, filled with several of … 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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The Value, Power, and Importance of Failure

“In order to grow, first we must fail” It’s here – the week of the 121st Boston Marathon! I’m so excited for, and very jealous of, all the wicked fast runnahs who get to go to the expo and pick … Continue reading

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