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It’s Time to Change Running’s Toxic Culture – Salty Running – Running Fitness Article

It’s Time to Change Running’s Toxic Culture – Salty Running By now, we’ve all seen Mary Cain’s op-ed and video in the New York Times reporting physical and emotional abuse by Alberto Salazar and his coaching team during her time with the Nike Oregon Project. Cain describes how, deprived of the food she needed to fuel her training and constantly hounded about her weight, she spiraled into injury, self-harm and suicidal thoughts. Her running career, which had been stellar until…

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Why Women Will Save Running – Women’s Running – Running Fitness Article

Why Women Will Save Running – Women’s Running Former Nike Oregon Project runners’ accounts of emotional abuse by Alberto Salazar are kickstarting a conversation about an ugly side of sports and how to change it.Former pro runner Amy (Yoder) Begley noticed that things started to get a little strange with her coach Alberto Salazar in 2008. “You know, it was an Olympic year and everybody gets a little on edge,” she says, during a phone interview with Women’s Running. “Alberto…

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October 25, 2019 – Salty Running – Running Fitness Article

Just in time for Halloween weekend, it seems that the weather has cooled down everywhere but Palm Springs (which is also where I happen to be writing from this week). Either way, the world turns and the running news keeps on churning. Here are my notable links from this week. Check it: This week’s Fast Women newsletter with Toronto Marathon results and a review of women-specific racing news and updates. Not in that newsletter (but expect it to be in…

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My First Postpartum Run Was With Shalane Flanagan – Running Fitness Article

My First Postpartum Run Was With Shalane Flanagan Editor’s Note: This post is written by special guest contributor, Malia Freeburg, wife of Minneapolis Running owner & creator, Nathan Freeburg. Enjoy!I run but I don’t consider myself to be a runner. I am married to a runner, and I get to watch first-hand the dedication and passion he has for the sport. For him, it’s a near addiction, and nothing is more exhilarating than a great race. For me, running is…

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