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What to bring when traveling to a race out of the area by Carina Kool

When traveling out of the area to a race, I ask myself, what all should I bring?  I have traveled throughout California as well as out of state for some races.  I will be traveling from Northern California to Southern California for the Santa Clarita Marathon. For me, depending on the type of race I am ...

Running with Style – Picking Your Race Outfit by Christine Colvin

You’ve been logging your miles and getting some serious rubber-to-the-road time in preparation for your upcoming race. Hydration pack is chosen, and you’ve figured out that you prefer energy chomps over gu. That’s great! But have you thought about the most important part…what are you going to wear?! Choosing your race outfit isn’t as simple as ...

Race Recovery by Tianna Marshall

Most people seem to think marathons are something adults only participate in because adults are who they usually see participating. But If you have participated in the Los Angeles Marathon over the past 20 years or live near a middle or high school in LA county you probably have seen tons of teens training for ...

Coming Back From Injury by Dennis Lebman

We’ve all heard it before, “Listen to your body” when you’re fighting through the pain while training for that upcoming race.  You don’t want to stop, you’ve invested all this time training. You’ve spend money on registration fees, you have nonrefundable flight reservations, hotel reservations, etc. Your mind is telling you one thing and your body ...

Crossfit And How It Changed Me As A Runner by Lori Sharp

By March of 2015 I had participated in 5-6 half marathons and 4 marathons. However, I couldn’t keep up with anyone in my running clubs and I was consistently missing my sub 2 half marathon goal by minutes. I had ran a 2:05, a 2:03, and ran a 2:02 at a recent half marathon. I was ...

My SCV Marathon Story by Jeff Solomon

You Got This! It’s odd that I find myself being an Ambassador for a Marathon Race.  Me…an old, formally fatter guy, who could barely walk for most of my life? How did I get here? My wife got into running and started to hang out with a group of runners, that meet at Runners Lane, a running shoe ...

Useful Ways to Use Your GPS Watch by Becca Neumeier

So you actually bought a GPS enabled activity-tracking watch. Now what do you do with it? To be honest I will tell you that all my experience so far with activity tracking technology has been with Garmin devices. I know that there are other makes on the market that work well but these features I will ...

Running for God – Salvation by Christ Through Running by Rebecca Garcia

In the Bible, in John 5, there is a story of the man healed at the Pool of Bethseda. The story is of a man that had an affliction for quite a long time and was lying near the Pool of Bethseda. It was believed that the pool had healing properties and every so often an ...

Training and When it Might Be Good to Hire a Coach by Jackie Stevens

You are new to running…. You have hit a plateau… Your motivation is fading… You want to PR… You want to try a new race distance… You want to qualify for Boston… There are so many reasons why a runner will seek out a coach, all personal and all with one thing in common – taking their training to the next ...

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