Repetition – the year that was 2019 – Running Fitness Article

Repetition – the year that was 2019 “Eastenders was hilarious tonight” “No barcode mate? No worries” “Loving Gavin Hinde’s new perm” “Ach Brexit doesn’t matter, let’s all just get pissed” Jacob Rees Mogg “I had a lot of luck today” John Speirs “My brother is my best pal” Noel Gallagher “High flying St Mirren” “I didn’t like it…. I thought it was utter p1sh” Simon Cowell “I genuinely cannot complain” Mark Gallacher Things you don’t expect to hear, but see…

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Chicago 5K Race and Marathon Weekend Recap – Fitness Article

Chicago 5K Race and Marathon Weekend Recap Many big marathons are now hosting pre-race 5K events, celebrating the international running community, encouraging visitors and locals to take advantage of the race weekend. I took part in the Tokyo Friendship 4K when I ran the Tokyo Marathon (check out my friend Anna’s video from the run!), have watched the New York Dash to the Finish Line 5K and this weekend, ran the International Chicago 5K. As I wasn’t running the marathon,…

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Meet Your #UAeastside10K Pacer Team! – Running Fitness Article

Meet Your #UAeastside10K Pacer Team! We’re excited to announce your 2019 Under Armour Eastside 10K Pacer team! This crew has been hand-picked from dozens of applications to ensure our runners are set-up to hit PBs and run their best on September 14th. Check them out, pick your favourite, and run with them on race day! Pace Time: 40 minutes Name: Vivian (@vdavidsonc) A little about Vivian: I love running and helping people so pacing allows me to combine both of…

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Race Recap: Bridgehampton 5K – Cuckoolemon – Fitness Article

I woke up on race morning cool as a cucumber.  No race-day jitters for me.  I am not a detective, but I can easily attribute this to one clear fact: I wasn’t signed up to run a race. At 33 weeks pregnant, my already mediocre running talents were in near total hibernation. Registering for races was totally off my radar. But Matthew (my husband, remember him?) was signed up for the Bridgehampton Half and my pals Katy and Sarah were…

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Meet Your Saucony Pacer Team! – Running Fitness Article

Trying to get under the two-hour mark? Looking for a running buddy to keep you motivated through your race? Pacers are a great resource for runners to help maintain pace, keep you motivated, and maybe push you towards that elusive new PB! New this year, we will be offering a wider range of pace times to help keep you on track. So here they are, our 2019 Saucony Pacer Team at the Scotiabank Vancouver Half Marathon: Pace Time: 1:30 Name: Lucas (@lusocio)…

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Seconds – The Drumpellier 5k 2019 – Running Fitness Article

OK let’s cut to the chase. If you are one of those ones who has indeed found me irritating in the past then I warn you, this one will have you reaching for the markgallmac voodoo doll or for the keyboard to proclaim your indignation at my attitude under a catchy nom de plume. Oh aye, it is going to be that bad. Just remember my head is not your head and ignoring better judgement I will always go through…

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How to Get 5K Ready – Running Fitness Article

How to Get 5K Ready Whether you are new to running or looking to improve your speed endurance, a 5K race is the perfect place to start. Training for a 5K offers both beginner and seasoned runners the opportunity to get stronger and more fit, ultimately improving their performance. Whether this is your first 5K or your hundredth, you’ll likely experience some pre-race jitters and anticipation in the weeks leading up to the race. While beginners might strive just to…

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