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Amanda Nyx
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Time to Say Goodbye
Hello friends. This is a difficult post to write, because it will be my last. Obviously I have struggled over the years, and especially more recently, to keep this blog up and running with any kind of regularity.  Short bursts, sure, I was all over it!  But...
Time to Say Goodbye
Time to Say Goodbye
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MD Calf Sleeves - Tried It Tuesday
Recovery, recovery, recovery.  I have learned this lesson a thousand times over by now: after putting your body through athletic strain, it's ever so important to take good care of it properly to ensure you can KEEP pushing!  There are various aspects of re...
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Fall Classic Half Marathon 2017 Race Recap
Okay, I'm going to skip a few of the recaps I'm way behind with and just try to get the most recent one up right away!  Yesterday I completed my 22nd half marathon less than 15 minutes from home at the Strongsville Fall Classic, hosted by the Cleveland West...
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AARD: How strict are cut-off times for races/courses?
Today's question was originally asked by Joan Oliver Emmer (Women Who Run the World), but I chose this one for today because I recently had the same discussion with another runner friend who was curious: "How strict are cutoff times for races?  Why can't I ...
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Mission: Redemption
One year. A lot can happen in one year.  This is a pretty common theme on this blog, really...  If you've been following me for a while you've probably noticed I have a relatively tumultuous life that changes constantly.  I'm never in the same place as I wa...
Mission: Redemption
Mission: Redemption
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RICEing Just Got Easier
Aches and pains are pretty much a guarantee for those of us living an active lifestyle.  While there are plenty of good injury prevention practices, there's just no avoiding the occasional twist, sprain, or general overuse soreness.  Every athlete knows how...
RICEing Just Got Easier
RICEing Just Got Easier
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AARD: Is race directing a full time job?
Okay, I'm going to take a day to answer the question I hear the absolute most by far when people learn I'm a race director.  "Oh, a race director?  Is that like, part time?  Do you make much money?"  This is one of those jobs that a large portion of the pop...
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Naked Energy - Tried It Tuesday
Anyone who knows me has probably heard me say I don't drink coffee - and anyone who has ever SEEN me, especially when I'm working races, has a hard time believing I'm not chugging it all day!  Usually, energy is no problem for me, as I'm naturally pretty bu...
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How do RDs come up with a race's course?
Kristen K from Run Away With Me  asks: "I've always wondered how new races come up with the route - especially here in Anchorage, where every race ends on a giant hill." Kristin, I can't speak to Anchorage, but I definitely have put together some courses wi...
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Quatro Logiq Running Gear - Tried it Tuesday
Now that I run almost exclusively longer distance races, I'm always on the lookout for gear that helps me take all the gels, music, tissues, water, or whatever else I'll need to cover the mileage safely and (hopefully) quickly.  You can tell from all of my ...
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