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A few days before the New York City Marathon, I had the pleasure of seeing a Broadway revival called Pippin. Despite the fact I didn’t know all the lyrics like my friend who graciously got us tickets, I truly loved the show. For those who have not heard of it, Pippin is a prince who...
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My New York City Marathon training regime has not featured a lot of running. Sadly, I seem to swap one injury for another while attempting to keep my skin in the game. When a friend recently asked me how I was recovering from one ailment, I couldn’t bear the thought of complaining about another. When...
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At long last, I am excited to announce the release of my new book, Heart and Sole: How 26 Ran A Marathon (And You Can, Too). This Saturday, April 27, 2013 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.,  I will be at Shu’s Idaho Running Company to share my love for running and to sign copies of the book. Heart and...
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February Fit Tip #4 was to “Sign Up“– for an event, activity or race that will kick-start a fitness program that sticks. Even if the weather still says winter in your neck of the woods, now’s the perfect time to put a stake in the ground and start training for an outing in the summer...
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Though it’s easy to set a fitness goal, it’s harder to stick to it. Signing up for an event or race  is a great motivator to help achieve your fitness goals. With a stake in the ground, you’ll gain clarity and focus on what you’re trying to achieve. There are a variety of ways you...
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Girls on the Run (GOTR) is a non-profit organization that inspires girls (grades 3-5) to be joyful, healthy and confident using a fun, experience-based curriculum which creatively integrates running. The program instills self-esteem and strong values through health education, life skills development, mentoring relationships, and physical training. Each GOTR season culminates with a 5K, in...
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I’m not a quitter. To a fault. In fact, there have been many times in my life when I should have walked away or changed directions, but I kept moving forward at 150 mph anyway. I guess that’s the stubborn gene I inherited. That stubborn gene serves me well when I play tennis; I can...
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This past weekend, Luke participated in the Kids Ride of the Twilight Criterium, a fast-paced cycling race in the heart of downtown Boise. Admittedly, I was a very proud mom when I saw him pedaling his heart out at the end of the race, finishing close to the front of the pack. We may have a little...
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I’m in the final rounds of editing my marathon book, and my editor, Iris Sutcliffe, suggested I add a chapter about the biggest lessons learned as a grizzled vet. I’m not sure I like being referred to as “grizzled,” but I can certainly share the most valuable lessons I’ve learned over the course of running...
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Not only is CrossFit growing immensely in popularity, but every time I turn around, someone is trying it out and suggesting I do the same. As Part I of my Cross Fit exploration, I am interviewing Cam Hall, fitness trainer and certified CrossFit Instructor. A talented all-around athlete and former football standout, Cam Hall played...
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