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Wilson Bridge Half Marathon Race Recap by What Katie Said Posted Tue 04 Oct 2011 8:00am The 2nd annual Wilson Bridge Half Marathon is OVER… and I finished it! Honestly, I couldn’t have asked for a better first half marathon experience. The race was well organized, the course was gorgeous and pretty flat, and the weather was nearly perfect for running. Since the race course was point to point, I got up good and early ... Read on »
Woodrow Wilson Half Marathon – Sub 2 or Bust! by ChelseaEatsTreats Posted Tue 12 Nov 2013 9:16pm This Sunday I ran in the Woodrow Wilson Bridge Half Marathon , and it was amazing. Fabio and I set the alarm for 4:30 am on Sunday, and when it went off, I immediately hopped out of bed. I had had a couple dreams the night before that we had already run the race, and I must have been really focused on running it in under two hours because i ... Read on »
Chickamauga Battlefield Marathon - My First 26.2 by Tim W. Patient Expert Posted Sun 15 Nov 2009 10:00pm The Quest was officially completed yesterday morning when I crossed the finish line of my very first 26.2 mile run on a very nice marathon course in Northern Georgia. The weather was perfect and everything went to plan.... up until a point. The morning started the day before. I spent the day drinking a lot of water and Gatorade preparing ... Read on »
2011 America's Finest City (AFC) Half Marathon Race Recap by vlordrunner Facebook Posted Tue 30 Aug 2011 6:10pm The 2011 AFC Half Marathon is 1 of 2 half marathons our Galloway group members trained for over the summer. We had several new members join us and AFC would be their first half marathon ever! We trained at the beach for the last several long runs to get acclimated to running in higher humidity conditions than the dry heat we run through when ... Read on »
Paul Martin finishes the Comrades Marathon for needy Kenyan kids by Roman M. Patient Expert Posted Mon 07 Jun 2010 3:41pm Editor's Note:  Our friend Paul Martin ran the very challenging Comrades Marathon in South Africa recently and filed this report as he ran the challenge of his life. Paul is holding his medal in the lower right corner of this photo. Weeks ago I questioned the authenticity of all this hype I’d heard about and read about the C ... Read on »
Nationals in Burlington by Elizabeth Waterstraat Posted Sun 19 Aug 2012 12:00am This past weekend, I traveled to Burlington, Vermont for the Olympic distance National Championship.  The last time I was in Burlington, I was in my early twenties, I remember drinking at Nectar’s, walking on Church Street and a lush green in the trees I’ve seen nowhere else.  More than a decade later, the mountains still ro ... Read on »
Woodrow Wilson Bridge Half Marathon Race Recap by Jess Posted Mon 03 Oct 2011 10:56am Bear with me everyone, this race recap is just a bit lengthy! The race this weekend was a huge success! I went in planning to treat it like a long run taking it nice and easy and I finished with a 6 minute PR! Let's start at the beginning: When my alarm went off at 4:30 a.m. I could hear rain outside. Not good. It was a ... Read on »
A Marathon the Easy Way by Glenn Jones Posted Tue 08 Jun 2010 1:21pm So after yesterday’s cathartic session, I am ready to give you all an upbeat step by step on how to enjoy a Marathon – the easy way. Leave it to me to figure that out! The journey actually starts on Saturday. My original plan was to ride the train from OC to San Diego on Saturday for the expo, and then drive early Sunday morning for the ra ... Read on »
Health Headlines - August 1 by Meredy Registered NurseHealth Maven Posted Thu 23 Oct 2008 2:24pm North Dakota Hospital Adds Meditation Room Sherman Iron Shield used to sneak his son behind some elevators at St. Alexius Medical Center so he could burn sacred herbs to chase away evil spirits without setting off the hospital's fire alarms and sprinklers. He believes the practice, known as smudging, along with modern medicine, helped hi ... Read on »
Half marathon nutrition and recap by Biochemista Posted Sun 19 Sep 2010 8:47am Happy Sunday! Did you enter my bedding makeover giveaway ?? Dooooo it :) This morning I woke anxiously at 5:15am for my 5:30 half marathon departure. 7:30am races are killer! How was I able to get ready so fast, you may be asking? I like to sleep in as late as possible (even if that means only 5:15am), so the night before I do some prep wo ... Read on »