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Five Ways to Tune Up Your Tune-Up Race Strategy: Perfect 10 Case Study

Published on September 5, 2013 By Greg

Tune-up races can be a terrific asset in your training arsenal. They can also quickly become a liability if you make mistakes in their management. Here are five ways to get the most out of your investment in tune-up races.

Boston Is Everyone’s Tragedy, Not Just Runners

Published on April 18, 2013 By Greg

There seems a tendency for runners to view the bombing in Boston through strictly a running lens, to try and claim this tragedy as our own. This is a mistake, as it’s impact goes far beyond the running community, and to view it only in that way risks exacerbating the elitism image already suffered by the sport.

Resist Supersizing It – Translating Marathon Training Into Better Race Weight

Published on December 11, 2012 By Greg

Getting closer to your “ideal race weight” can help boost your marathon time considerably. Here’s how to calculate the calorie intake you need in order to do so, and some tips on how to make it a reality.

Running for the Repeat – Towpath Marathon 2012 Race Report

Published on October 9, 2012 By Greg

This year’s Towpath Marathon provided the opportunity to defend the 2011 title. While I prepared as well as I could for the event given an early season injury, one can never predict who will show up on any given Sunday during marathon season.

The Ultimate Race-Specific Training: Scouting the Course

Published on September 25, 2012 By Greg

You can’t get more race specific in your training than to actually scout the course by foot. Here’s some tips on how to make the most of just such an opportunity.