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Big race vs. small race: the pros and cons of different race sizes

Big vs. small: the pros and cons of different race sizes

The great thing about racing is it takes what is normally a solitarily pursuit – running – and turns it into a group activity.  But your experience at a race can vary depending on its size. A local 5K or 10K from a running club is going to feel a lot different than a big, metro […]

Can you stay in race shape year-round?

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With the New Year often comes new goals and ways to challenge ourselves. New ways to push ourselves and make this year our best one yet. One challenge we’ve seen making its way around the running community is 15 in ’15 – meaning 15 races in the calendar year 2015. Some people are striving for […]

The most fun races for non-runners

The most fun races for non-runners

Maybe you want to get your BFF hooked on running. Perhaps you’re planning a bachelor or bachelorette party weekend and you feel like kicking it off in a healthy way. Or maybe you yearn to start a new family tradition this holiday season. People who are self-proclaimed “non-runners” are toeing the start lines of races fairly […]