Running (Freakishly) Long Distances

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Finishing Antelope Island 50K by Bryan (2)

Hi, my name is Emily, and I like to run long distances. Not super long distances. I’m not one of the hardy individuals who straps on their sneakers to run fifty, sixty, even one hundred or more miles at a time. Not yet, anyway. But I do run a good number of marathons and 50K (31 mile) races, which are … Read More

The Path to Boston

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“I really didn’t train well enough for this…I’m already tired!” I thought at mile 11. I glanced up at my surroundings and noticed a double amputee pulling off to the side of the road to adjust his prosthetics, and I felt like I had been punched in the stomach. It turns out that the Boston Marathon has a lot to … Read More

New Team Member: Nick Dahl

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New Team Member Nick Dahl, Distance Runner and Nutritionist

Greetings! I am Nick Dahl, the newest member of the Technically Running Crew, and I’m happy to say that I’ll be joining the team as a part-time blogger. Just a little information about myself to get started: I’m a student athlete, competing for Germantown High School in Philadelphia, PA on the track and cross-country teams. In my running career so … Read More

Advocare 24 Day Challenge: Before We Begin

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I’ve written a few times on this blog about my struggles with weight gain/loss. A few years ago, over the course of about 2 years, I gained a significant amount of weight. Before our wedding, I managed to lose about 25 pounds of it by counting calories and running and was very happy with my progress. That said, because I … Read More

The Sprinter vs. the Marathoner

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While perusing the internet over the weekend, I stumbled upon a YouTube video explaining the differences between the sprinter and the marathoner.  The video shared the differences between fast and slow twitch muscles while also explaining the way these differences affect your physical appearance and performance. As soon as the video came to an end, my head went straight to … Read More

Run To The Sales

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It’s that time of year again and the sales are back on everything from TVs to turkeys.  For all of you who are getting ready to run out at 8PM on Thanksgiving night or if you are going to pick up some of the sweet deals before Christmas, be sure to check out this list.  We will be updating this … Read More

The Running Boom!

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Out on my long run on a beautiful Sunday morning, I was shocked by how many other runners were sharing my run with me. This awesome infographic explains it all. Enjoy! Ashley Ashley is a geologist at Schlumberger, specializing in geologic modeling software. She completed her Masters degree in geology from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. She is an avid runner, … Read More

Running Movie of the Week: Forrest Gump

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One of my favorite pastimes is watching movies. So, now that my racing season is over until the spring and the temperatures are starting to drop outside, I decided it would be a good time to enjoy some inspirational running movies and share my picks with you! I’ve already seen some of the movies I’ll share, but others I’ll be … Read More