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Blooms to Brews – Race Review

By On April 13, 2016

In just its second year, the Blooms to Brews race is already becoming a local phenomenon. Boasting a flat race course, unique event choices and a USATF certified Boston Qualifier, its appeal… Read More

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Adidas Shamrock Run – Race Review

By On March 18, 2016

The Adidas Shamrock Run is kind of a local institution. For one morning, they close down the streets of downtown Portland and, if you’re ready, you get to dive into a sea… Read More

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Race Discount Codes! Save up to 50% OFF

By On February 24, 2016

You’ll often hear that running is a cheap sport. “All you need is a pair of shoes,” they say, and to some extent they’re right. But if you like to run in… Read More

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Heart Breaker Half / 5K / 10K: Race Review

By On February 16, 2016

The Heart Breaker Half and Providence Heart-to-Start 5k/10k is a strong race, and its two strongest points are the lovely course, and the great people who run and walk it. I got… Read More

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Our Favorite Funny Running Sayings

By On February 9, 2016

Who’s up for some funny running sayings? We work too hard out there; it’s time to break it up with a giggle now and then. Each of these bite sized quotes is… Read More

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Race for Warmth 2016: Race Review

By On February 2, 2016

The 2016 Race for Warmth is one I have been looking forward to running. I ran the race in its first year, in 2015. Organized by Clark Public Utilities, I thought its… Read More

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How to Fuel Your Run with Real Food

By On January 25, 2016

Stacking on the miles and not thrilled with gel packets? Try some real food for fueling on the run. OK, so here’s the scoop. When you are building up your miles for… Read More

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7 Great Ways to Refresh Your Running Goals

By On December 30, 2015

Been there, done that, got the tech fabric T-shirt? If your running goals need a refresh, read on for great ideas to get pumped about reaching a new goal!   1. Plan… Read More

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Stuff Moms Say: Toddler Edition

By On December 6, 2015

Becoming a parent will teach you new phrases.  (No, I don’t mean the colorful kind, full of four-letter words–although I have been known to throw those around too.) And yet, 100% of… Read More

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8 Rules for Running in the Rain

By On November 12, 2015

Running in the rain is one of those messy, wonderful adventures that only the brave souls who dive into it will ever quite appreciate. If you’ve never felt that satisfaction that comes… Read More