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Is Marathon Running Reducing Your Life Expectancy? by Perry R. Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Mon 16 Nov 2009 10:00pm One of the primary reasons I started running (and joggling ) was because I want to live as long as possible. I’ve even set a goal for my death date (11/11/2076) which means I’ll live to 107 years. Danger of marathon running That’s why I found this article about marathon running and injuries a little disturbing. According to researchers r ... Read on »
Is marathon running going to kill you? by Perry R. Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Thu 12 Jan 2012 4:44am There are frequently stories about marathon runners who drop dead of a heart attack somewhere during the race. It has happened on a number of occasions and even in races that I’ve done. In the Toronto marathon, my wife saw a guy stumble near the finish line. He ended up dying. And in the Chicago marathon, on 3 occasions people have d ... Read on »
Running With Ryan Hall: His Top 6 Marathon Running Tips by Fit Bottomed Girls Patient Expert Posted Mon 21 Nov 2011 2:00pm Just going for a run with the one-and-only Ryan Hall! Because there is so much fun stuff going on in New York City when it comes to fitness (and because Erin has a  super-cute little one at home  making  traversing the Big Apple a touch more complicated ), FBG has added Raquel Guss as our “New York correspondent.” Below Raquel goes to c ... Read on »
What is the fastest a marathon can be run? by Perry R. Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Tue 27 Sep 2011 5:44am It looks like there was big news at the Berlin Marathon yesterday. Patrick Makau broke the marathon world record by running it in 2 hours, 3 minutes and 38 seconds. This is 21 seconds faster than the previous world record. Wow!! Of course, he wasn’t joggling. There are a couple of things about this story that I find interesting. ... Read on »
10 Tips To Make Marathon Running and Juggling Easier by Perry R. Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Thu 18 Jun 2009 12:18am Someone from the Chicago Sun-Times asked marathon running veterans for hints to pass along to first timers. I know a few first timers like Pink and The Brewmaster so here are a few things learned from doing 9 Chicago Marathons. Most will apply to other marathons too. Chicago Marathon Running Tips 1. If you’re [...] Filed under: Chic ... Read on »
Interested in a proctice run for a marathon ? Run a 10k on June 28th at shoreline Mountain View CA by vibha_volunteer Posted Mon 18 May 2009 12:46pm Interedted in having practice runs for the marathon? Run a 10k at Shoreline in Mountain View CA on June 28th.   Register today: Website: http://wiki.vibha.org/Dream_Mile:2009_Bayarea_Home   Date Sunday, June 28th, 2009 Time 8.30am. Registration starts at 7.30am Venue Shoreline Park, Mountain View, CA (Kite flying are ... Read on »
Things to expect on your first post-marathon run by Perry R. Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Thu 18 Jun 2009 12:19am Yesterday, I went on my first run after the marathon. It was a joggling run of just over 3 and a half miles. Here’s the running path I took. Typically, I like to get the first run in the Wednesday following the marathon, but this time I tried something different. When you finish [...] Filed under: Joggling | No Comments » Read on »
Running Skirts & First Post Marathon Run by mwatson Posted Tue 30 Nov 2010 6:39pm I ran 4 miles this morning at a 8:55 pace. It was such an odd feeling to not feel physically tired but to have my quads just screaming at me to stop. That lasted about a mile and then when I would do some slight uphills or downhills, my quads were not happy again. But I did it and it felt wonderful. I have my race schedule all planned out until M ... Read on »
Recent Eats, My First Post-Marathon Run & An Exciting Announcement by Anne P. Posted Fri 22 Nov 2013 11:42am Hello and happy Friday! I’m so glad you guys liked the look of the Lentil & Brown Rice Herbed Salad recipe I posted yesterday! I’ve been enjoying the leftovers for lunch. On Wednesday, I enjoyed it atop some salad, with a side of oranges, sliced soccer-practice style. For dinner last night, I was inspired to bust ou ... Read on »
Marathon Running: So Unlike Me by Ulyana C. Healthy Living Professional Posted Fri 11 Sep 2009 2:04pm In my little hiatus from marathon training (I run just 3-4 times a week, 2-3 miles at a time, no more), I got to thinking how marathon running is so unlike me, and yet I got into pretty hard core. It really IS very unlike me. I am that person in line (no, I do not mean bread lines in Soviet Russia, just a regular, a very short American line ... Read on »