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RunnerDude Healthy Living Professional

Greensboro, North Carolina
Hi! I'm Thad and I'm the host of RunnerDude's blog (http://ncrunnerdude.blogspot.com) and owner of RunnerDude's Fitness (www.runnerdudesfitness.com). I'm also an ESR (Endurance State Reporter) for PurefitRadio.com and I write for AmateurEndurance.com.  I'm just a regular guy that loves to... Full Bio
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10 Steps to a Successful 10K by RunnerDude Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Running Harder to find these days, but a fun distance to run, the 10K can be a great bridge between a 5K and a half marathon. The 10K is twice as long as a 5K, but in may resp ... Read on »
New Half Marathon! by RunnerDude Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Running Looking to reward your hard training efforts with a race and a trip of a lifetime? Well, I've got just the race for you. One of my favorite running apparel companies,  l ... Read on »
Flex that Foot! by RunnerDude Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Running "They love me. They love me not. They love me. They love me not." That's the relationship many runners have with their feet and ankles. If you're a runner and if you're ... Read on »
Nine Reasons a Marathon Training Group is Good For You by RunnerDude Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Running So now you know  what to look for in a marathon training group program , but why do you need it? I've worked with many runners in group training. Some new to distance ru ... Read on »
How to Find the Right Marathon Training Group by RunnerDude Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Running When it comes to marathon training groups, some runners love it and others hate it. It really depends on the personality of the runner. Runners who enjoy the solitude ... Read on »
Have You Hugged Your Hammies Today? by RunnerDude Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Running Mother Nature likes balance. Science calls it homeostasis (stability within the body). This Yin and Yang  appears all throughout the various body systems, especially wit ... Read on »
Enter for Chance to Win a Free Soleus GPS 1.0! by RunnerDude Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Running Move over Garmin! There's a new GPS watch for runners in town! Earlier this month I posted a review about my experience with the new Soleus GPS 1.0 watch for runners. ... Read on »
Runners! Celebrate National Pancake Month with this Healthy Pancake Recipe by RunnerDude Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Running Healthy Pancakes on the Run In honor of February being National Pancake Month, I'm sharing my pancake recipe, perfect for kids and runners! The other morning I was runni ... Read on »
Soleus Is In the House! by RunnerDude Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Running Garmin has reigned king over the GPS running watch market for years. Not so much because they're the best, but rather they've been the only thing available. Not knocking ... Read on »
Enter For Chance to Win a Free Pair of Saucony Shoes! by RunnerDude Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Running Great news! Saucony is giving one free pair of their new PowerGrid Triumph 9s to one lucky RunnerDude's Blog reader! Woot! Woot!  To read more about my experience runni ... Read on »
Shoe Review: Saucony PowerGrid Triumph 9 by RunnerDude Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Running RunnerDude has found a new favorite running shoe. Oh wait, no it's an old shoe. No, it's new. Confused? Don't be. Saucony recently revamped some of their popular shoes ( ... Read on »
Running: A Saving Grace by RunnerDude Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Running Running is anything but Radical, it’s the saving grace for many a runner. Through the blog, I’ve had such an awesome opportunity to meet so many amazing runners from al ... Read on »
Anaylze It! The Answer May Be Just a Spreadsheet Away! by RunnerDude Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Running I love the Yogi Berra quote, "You can observe a lot just by watching." Although humorous, there’s a lot of truth to Yogi’s statement. Problem with running is that it’s h ... Read on »
The Winner of the Nike Show X1 Sunglasses Is... by RunnerDude Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Running Matthew Halip!   Congrats  Matthew! Thanks again to SunglassesShop.com who partnered with RunnerDude's Blog for this awesome giveaway--a pair of Nike Show-X1 sunglasses ... Read on »
10 Tips for Injury-Free Running by RunnerDude Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Running 1. Track your shoes' mileage. Worn out shoes can often contribute to and/or exacerbate pain in the ankles, knees, and hips. Like the shelf-life of the loaf bread in your ... Read on »
14 Most Beautiful Colleges for Runners by RunnerDude Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Running Have a kid looking at colleges that's a runner? Or maybe you're the runner and you want to be able to run when you're visiting your kid at school? Or maybe you're the high s ... Read on »
Enter For Chance to Win a Free Pair of Nike Sunglasses! by RunnerDude Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Running I recently posted on the importance of protecting your skin from the suns harmfull rays by wearing sun block. It's equally important to protect your eyes from the sun's ... Read on »
New Year's Resolutions: Avoid the BOMTICC Syndrome by RunnerDude Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Running You can tell it’s the New Year. Just drive by any fitness club or fitness center and the parking lots are packed. The big box gyms are full of well-meaning resolutions o ... Read on »
The Best Christmas Present Ever! by RunnerDude Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Running My Christmas present came a little early this year. Actually it arrived this past Monday in the form of a voice mail message on my cell. The message began, "This is Robi ... Read on »
Sports Bras Vs. Speedos by RunnerDude Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Running Ever wonder how running differs between the sexes? Check this out! The information is brought to you by MP3Running.com . Running Music for a better running experienc ... Read on »