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Deihdra Miller
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Pain is life.
People often say the key to being an elite athlete is those that are able to suffer the most - the more you can deal with pain, the  more successful you'll be as an athlete.  This statement always explains to me why I'm never the fastest in any race bc I do...

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Rev3 Quassy 2016
First triathlon of 2016 is in the books!  Rev3 Quassy is my all-time favorite race even though I seem to get slower each year.  I love everything about triathlon: the gear, the friends, the people, the Expo at the race, the feeling on race morning, the sunr...

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Watch out 2016...
My beloved older sister once told me, “wait until you turn
40, then your body will really start to fall apart”.   I turned 40 last year and was still fine – this past March I turned 41
and shit started to roll down hill very quickly!   For the first time in...

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Norwood 5K brings out the best!
With every lesson I teach of Girls on the Run, the more I wonder what effect it would have had on my life had I been a GOTR girl in elementary school.  Most of the coaches and parents have that thought while their daughter goes through the program.  It is a...

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Goals. Goals. Goals.
Now that the triathlon season is officially over for the year, I've been struggling to find some goals to set for myself.  I'm "that" person, without a goal I will sit on my couch and not move.  Fear motivates me and I fear not being ready for a race.  SO, ...

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Be Careful What You Wish For....
Everyone knows I NEVER stop complaining about training and working out.  I hate the actual act of working out, being uncomfortable, being pushed - I hate it all.  But I do it for a few reasons: 1. I'm terrified to turn into any of my very unhealthy family m...

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D. F. L.
Triathlon, like everything in life, gives you back exactly what you put into it.   Challenge Quassy Olympic triathlon this past weekend was no different.  I got EXACTLY what I deserved - if you don't train, you don't win - very simple.  I've participated in...

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Pros & Cons
There are always pros & cons to racing specific races at different times of the year but today I'd like to discuss the Pros & Cons of training for the NYC Half which is always in March.  For those of us in the Northeast, March is VERY early in the season an...

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Resolutions for 2014
Today's blog post is by a guest writer - my very own, beloved Kevin.  It's so smart and insightful - hope you enjoy it! Most people fail to reach their fitness goals because they work too hard! Hi Everyone,  This email may seem a little off topic, but as ma...

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Inspire.
Glen Rock GOTR Fall 2013 Team Never thought I'd someday be coaching someone else to run - seems like an oxymoron but it's true.  Well, not exactly true - I'm not coaching at the Olympic Training Center but I am "Head Coach" for my chapter of Girls on the Ru...
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