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Marathon Lookback

As I write this, I’m sitting on a plane, coming home from Chicago the day after running my first marathon in this amazing city. I wasn’t sure how long I’d need to take after the race to write this since my mind is kind of spent, but also because I …

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newbodies Don’t Forget on Test Day

You know that feeling when you’ve been studying for a test, and despite how well-prepared you may be, you’re still nervous because you never know what you might forget when you’re actually in the test, or what you didn’t study and have no tools to handle when the teacher throws …

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Review: Pearl Izumi E:Motion Road N1 v2

the buildup The Mizuno Wave Evo Cursoris 2 is the best shoe I’ve ever run in. Wait, what? Isn’t this a review of a pair of Pearl Izumis? It is, but this all starts with the Wave Evo line. You see, I’m a forefoot-striking, splayed-toebox, light-shoe, zero-drop kinda guy. The …

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I’m a Hero for Real Heroes

I’m a Hero. With a capital H. No, I’m not being egotistical, this is a fact. That’s the name St. Jude gives to those who run on behalf of their charity in events like the Chicago and Boston Marathons. I’m doing Chicago this October, and as of this writing have …

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Marathon Training Update

So I recently passed day 100 of my marathon training as I prepare for the 2015 Chicago Marathon this October. This is my first marathon, so I thought I’d share a little update as I know there are plenty other first- or never-timers out there who are curious. First and …

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