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North Face Endurance Challenge Marathon Relay by Side of Sneakers Posted Sun 06 Jun 2010 6:06am What happens when you put 11 bloggers & readers on 3 teams? A marathon relay!! This weekend was the Mid-Atlantic segment of the North Face Endurance Challenge series. It took place in beautiful Algonkian Regional Park in Northern VA. I had the pleasure of running a leg in the marathon relay with a lovely group of ladies. ... Read on »
Race Report: Tin Cup Challenge Marathon by Amy and April Y. Patient Expert Posted Fri 27 Jul 2012 11:19am The race started at 6:30, so, after an early wake up call, we walked over to the start line. It was a beautiful morning with overcast skies. The race was small, so there were only a few of us runners milling around and waiting in line for the porta johns. Let it be noted that even though he was getting ready to run a freaking marathon, KoB was he ... Read on »
Why do runners take on the challenge of a difficult event like a marathon or half marathon? by Jeff G. Healthy Living Professional Posted Thu 18 Feb 2010 2:53pm At first, many runners want to achieve what very few people achieve: only one-tenth of one percent of the population finish either a half or a full marathon each year.  After completing the training and the marathon, many runners break through mental confidence barriers and go on to accomplishing things they never thought possible before their ... Read on »
Why do runners take on the challenge of a difficult event like a marathon or half marathon? by Jeff G. Healthy Living Professional Posted Thu 18 Feb 2010 2:53pm At first, many runners want to achieve what very few people achieve: only one-tenth of one percent of the population finish either a half or a full marathon each year.  After completing the training and the marathon, many runners break through mental confidence barriers and go on to accomplishing things they never thought possible before the ... Read on »
Pasco Challenge Half Marathon 2013 {Recap} by RunDMT Posted Thu 28 Mar 2013 6:48pm In a quest to reattempt my half marathons from two years ago, the Pasco Challenge was a must-do do over .  Having run the Starkey Trail numerous times while training for the Disney marathon , I thought I would have a home turf advantage to PR and possibly qualify in my age group.  After all, I had PR’d once before and won for my age group at th ... Read on »
Trail Challenge at the Seabrook Marathon by Mark .. Patient Expert Posted Sun 15 Mar 2009 4:27pm At the start line of the marathon. Gavin is snuggled up in my Rocky Raccoon sweatshirt I seem to like doing things in threes. First there was the " Texas Trilogy" series of ultra races, and then the "Texas Marathon Triple", which comprised the Texas marathon on New Year's day, the Surfside beach marathon on Valentines ... Read on »
Decker Challenge Half Marathon by Heather H. Posted Sun 06 Dec 2009 7:26pm Jeff and I at the Austin Farmer's Market on Saturday. Ingrid and Del came to town on Friday night and we all had a great time at the Farmer's Market on Saturday checking out all the cool local farms and getting yummy and healthy produce and meats for the week. Saturday night Del, Richard, Jeff, and I went to Fred and Lori's holiday party. Th ... Read on »
The Marathon Challenge: Are We Up To It? by Anthony Sum Posted Thu 04 Aug 2011 12:23am The Marathon - there’s pain, suffering and success. The first man that ran a marathon died shortly after. Since then, hundreds of thousands of from across the globe flock to run the marathon, known as one of the ultimate test of stamina and endurance. What is the difference with those that can run over 26 miles (42km) and those wh ... Read on »
Half Marathon Challenge - Week 5: Successes and Challenges by Amy H. Patient Expert Posted Tue 14 Jul 2009 10:12pm Arriving at Week 5, we are a quarter way through our Half Marathon, Full Challenge Series.   And to celebrate this milestone we took some time to talk about Successes and Challenges this year.   Joining me in the conversation were Steve and Mark.    What a great exchange!   What was so interesting to me is that while these two runners live in ... Read on »
North Face Endurance Challenge Half Marathon by running in real life Posted Tue 17 Sep 2013 3:59pm I'll be back next year North Face! Thanks again for another amazing day. Read on »