Choosing an Ultra and Training for It

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So you have decided for some reason to run an ultramarathon. What’s the next step? Sign up for one. Wait a second, though, before you commit to something. There are a few things you ought to consider: What shape you’re in now and how long it would likely take you to get into ultra shape. If you’re in shape to … Read More

GO>ID Review

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GOID

Staying fit is one thing, staying safe is a whole different game.  As we’ve mentioned before, staying safe while out for a run, hike, walk, ride, climb, or swim is an extremely important factor to consider when participating in these activities.  For the most part, this can be achieved through simple means: going out with a friend, keeping yourself well-lit … Read More

My First Half-Marathon: 5 Survival Tips

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Three months of training have finally come to an end and Steve and I are now less than 24 hours from our first half-marathon. While I know I’ve done (most of) the training, I can’t say that I feel completely prepared to run 13.1 miles. We’ve been a bit schedule-challenged the past 2-3 weeks, so I’m nervous about having missed a … Read More

The ON Cloudracer Review

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The Cloudracers

Brand:  ON Running Name: Cloudracer Color:  Orange/Silver for both men and women Weight:  225 grams (about 0.5 lbs) Drop:  5mm Cool Extras:  Patented CloudTec technology Price: $129 After finishing a 5k, my running partner asked me, “Ashley, why did we run a 6:40 first mile?” I told her that the shoes made me do it!  The best word to describe … Read More

Preventing the Chocolate Mess

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Disclaimer: I will be mentioning poop in this post, if you don’t want to read about poop, a normal daily function, or human anatomy go no further. The iconic photo from the 1982 Women’s Ironman in Kona shows the leader, 23-year-old Julie Moss, collapsed, delirious, and covered in her own poop after 140 miles of swimming, biking, and running.  She had … Read More