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2019 Detroit Free Press Marathon

I registered for the Detroit Free Press Marathon and 26.2 miles of torment. On my goals this year I listed running a marathon. My last full was in 2012 and after I thought I was a half-marathon/OCR girl. Well, like anything that has also constantly evolved. Last year after hitting 20 miles on my own and building and working towards it I knew I could do 26.2. I’m familiar with the course so I can train accordingly. I know what…

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Marathon Training Running Tips

Running Tip: Supplements

Running supplements.  To Gu or not to Gu?  When you start getting into long distance you start facing the requirement of hydrating while on the run, but also refueling.  Most of us have found a supplement of some kind…

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Running Tips

Running Tip: Stop Comparing Yourself To Others

Stop comparing yourself to others!  This shouldn’t just be a running tip, but a big life one.  Certainly something in the day and age of social media sharing I think most of us struggle with more than ever in…

Increasing Distance
Marathon Training Running Tips

Running Tip: Increasing Distance

Are you training for a half marathon, a full marathon or even graduating to a 10K but are scared of increasing distance in your training?  It can be intimidating and rightly so.  You are challenging yourself to push both…

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Running Tips

Running Tip: How To Finish A Race

We’ve talked a lot about prepping for a race, what to do during a race, and now we address another important part of the race,: “How To Finish A Race,”.  Is it really that important?  It’s one moment in…