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Training Tip – Dec 1

Wednesday, December 22nd, 2010

TRAINING TIP OF THE WEEK Just a reminder….As a general rule, you should allow yourself 1 day of recovery for each mile you covered in your race…ie, you went 13.1 miles, you should allow yourself…well…er…13.1 (Typically rounded down to 13 or up to 14) days before starting to resume your usual training.  This doesn’t mean […]

What to Wear on Race Day

Tuesday, November 30th, 2010

Apparel I’ve had several people ask about what to wear on Sunday…Here are a few suggestions… * Avoid cotton…It will absorb moisture.  Choose moisture wicking (technical) clothes (like our TT shirts, smart wool, fleece) that won’t absorb the moisture.  They’ll still get wet, but they will dry more quickly and won’t get as heavy. * […]

Protected: Schedule Update – November 19

Saturday, November 20th, 2010

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Protected: Schedule Update – November 11

Wednesday, November 17th, 2010

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Protected: Schedule Update – October 29

Wednesday, November 17th, 2010

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From the News Desk

Wednesday, November 17th, 2010

From the News Desk… Here’s more on Chilean miner, Edison Pena…… http://news.bbc.co.uk/panorama/hi/front_page/newsid_9097000/9097701.stm hmmm…I’ve always wondered…Do women sweat differently than men? http://well.blogs.nytimes.com/2010/10/20/do-women-sweat-differently-than-men/?src=me&ref=health

Mid-week Inspiration

Tuesday, October 19th, 2010

I’m sure you’re all aware of the drama unfolding down in Chile as the 33 miners who have been trapped since August are being rescued…here’s a story that I thought was especially touching… http://rwdaily.runnersworld.com/2010/10/trapped-might-as-well-run.html Enjoy the sunshine!:-)

Training Tips

Friday, September 10th, 2010

Warming Up… Some pointers for our warm-up leaders? http://www.nytimes.com/2010/05/18/health/nutrition/18best.html?_r=1&ref=personal_best

Race Day is Upon Us!

Friday, June 25th, 2010

This is it! The Second Annual Seattle Rock’n Roll Half Marathon…a wonderful celebration of everything you’ve accomplished over the past 16 weeks!  The whole process of getting to this point can seem so mundane…going out for your daily walk or run…eating right…stretching…hydrating…pacing. Just looking at any one individual day, it may not seem like much…but […]

Training Tip of the Week – December 4

Sunday, December 6th, 2009

TRAINING TIP OF THE WEEK And,  you thought I would be out of ideas…As a general rule, you should allow yourself 1 day of recovery for each mile you covered in your race…ie, you went 13.1 miles, you should allow yourself…well…er…13.1 (Typically rounded down to 13 or up to 14) days before starting to resume your usual […]