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6 Tips for Being a Superstar Race Sherpa

Race day means many things to different people, but to those chosen few who have been selected by their friends to Sherpa for a race, the expectations can be high. Your work as a support crew for your athlete can help make their race day into the best…

94-Year-Old Woman Inspires Us All to Run With Purpose

School’s out. The weather is sort of decent some days. You may have been considering hitting the pavement and going for a nice run outside. Or maybe you’ve been telling yourself it’s time to sign up for that half marathon you’…

Brooklyn Rock ‘n’ Roll Half Marathon Recap

After having nerves and butterflies all week — along with my cold — I was surprisingly calm when my alarm went off at 3:45 a.m. the day of the Brooklyn Rock ‘n’ Roll Half Marathon. I bounced out of bed, which is not something I…

Oregon Wine Country Half Marathon Recap: Wine at the Finish Line Helps

Sometimes, a race is about the amount of time it takes you to go a certain distance. Sometimes, that number … well, it’s not the main takeaway. Not necessarily because you’ve performed horribly, but because there’s just so, so…