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David Freake
Sponsored Athlete with Saucony Canada, Runner, Sales Rep, Dog Lover and People Watcher!
Sponsored Athlete with Saucony Canada, Runner, Sales Rep, Dog Lover and People Watcher!
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Thoughts on new marathon standards, more indoor talk and my training.
What's up friends! Oh man, are we ever getting a lot of snow here on the east coast, over a 48 hour period this past Tuesday and Wednesday we saw 66cm fall, everything was closed so your boy was running like a hamster on the treadmill.....not fun at all. Si...

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A look at the first month of racing in 2017 and a training update.
Hey guys how is your 2017 shaping up thus far? I trust your all grinding out some strength type work or your in the middle of indoors and are sharpening up for the championship season. In this post I'll talk about some of the racing that has gone down in th...

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Marathon WR attempt, the indoor DL circuit and could Centro be the heir to Farah's 5k throne?
What up running friends. I hope you guys are having some better luck with your weather then we are here in Newfoundland! I ran 114 miles last week with only 18 being outside, it's been brutal, but it's got to be done. I'll save my training recaps for when I...

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My top 5 story lines of 2016 and 5 to watch in 2017.
Hey friends, sorry for the delayed post, I've gotten some flack from my friends about slacking so I figured I'd better get this up right away. I honestly have just been running easy since my last post at the end of November. I had some niggles after a long ...

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Hello darkness my old friend
Hey friend's, I'm so sorry for the delayed post. I'll be honest. I'm in a funk. I didn't run well at Scotiabank, obviously, and I'm not super fit for cross country nationals. That said, we keep going right? I'm not that guy who gives up when the going gets ...

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A look at STWM and is running something of a religion?
Hey folks, so here we are, a few days out from STWM weekend. I'm super excited, not only to race but to spend some time in one of my favorite cities and hang out with some good peeps. The weather is looking anything but favorable with heavy rain and winds i...

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Chicago Marathon Preview and under 2 weeks out from STWM
Hey folks! How goes it? I'm sure your all training hard, or for some of you the taper crazies are starting to set in! Fear not, it's normal, when you start to overthink things and doubt yourself, look back over your training logs and find confidence in what...

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BEKELE IS BACK BABY & the fall continues to progress
Sup friends! What a weekend hey, holy cow. That Berlin Marathon once again didn't disappoint and treated us to one of the best footraces of all time between two LEGENDS. In this post we will get into that and look at what it means for the marathon, most not...

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A look at the first fall Abbott WMM and some great performances to kick off the season.
Hey friends, sorry for missing last week's post. I got home from Toronto and had a lot of work to catch up on at the office so that paired with some heavy training made me decide to just wait a week and post when I had some free time to write a proper entry...

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Week that was in training, some DL stuff & the cool part of running.
What's up guys, I trust you all had a killer last weekend of summer. I kicked it with the fam Newfoundland style and got a run in on Monday with my boy Mike Thorton who had a lay over here in St. John's (He's a pilot so hopefully this becomes a regular occu...
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