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Garmin Forerunner 245 – Dirty Old Sneakers – Running Fitness Article

Garmin Forerunner 245 – Dirty Old Sneakers Garmin recently released updates to most of the Forerunner models and I’ve checked out both the 945 (you can see that review here) and the 245. Before I get into it, I want you to know that I bought this myself so these are my thoughts and my thoughts alone. I didn’t get the option with Music so I paid $299 plus tax.  Here are my thoughts on th 245. After a few…

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NYC Marathon Training – Wk 9 – Running Fitness Article

NYC Marathon Training – Wk 9 In every training cycle there comes a time when it sucks. And you beat yourself up. And you feel like you’ll never get past it. And that you’re wasting your time. And, well, you wonder why you’re doing it at all. Last week was one of those weeks for me. I’ve commented that I wish I could throw the week away. But with time and distance (and a good run) comes clarity. And I…

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On Running Buddies – Dirty Old Sneakers – Running Fitness Article

On Running Buddies – Dirty Old Sneakers It’s been a while since I’ve talked about the importance of a running buddy. An accountability partner. Someone who you make a date to meet on the regular, or periodically. It doesn’t matter the cadence, it matters that the person or group is there when you need them. I forgot this simple rule of running. It’s hard. And it’s a mental game as much as a physical game. If you’re used to doing…

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