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Thoughts from the Road: Running in 500 Words or Less. Vol. 4

Thoughts from the road. ONLY… What is this word?? It’s something I consistantly find funny when I hear runners say “I ONLY ran…X number of miles!” What is it about runners that makes us discount distances as if there is always more that can be done?? At what point is it ONLY A MILE, ONLY […]

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Thoughts from the Road: Running in 500 Words or Less. Vol. 3

Thoughts from the road. Rest day and the irony of Running…”why is it that my legs always wants to run on my prescribed rest day?” My former run coach once said: “Your muscles know no pain, only your mind knows pain.” I’ve used these words many times to push my muscles long past their willingness […]

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Thoughts from the Road: Running in 500 Words or Less. Vol. 2

Thoughts from the road. “Mozart didn’t learn to play the piano by chopping wood.” My high school run coach used to tell us this all the time when we didn’t want to run or do the whole workout. It’s a lesson that I apply often to myself and the athletes who train at Leapfrog Athletics. […]

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Thoughts from the Road: Running in 500 Words or Less. Vol. 1

Thoughts from the road. Running in the rain, while often cold to start, warms the body in an ever so cool way! It’s often tough to “brave the elements” and lace up our shoes when the weather is anything but ideal. Too Hot? Too Cold? It’s Windy. It’s Rainy… All these outside forces testing our […]

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