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THIS WEEK’S FEATURED RUNNER: MARY!

As some of you may have noticed by now, each week we feature a different runner who is participating in our events. We do this for a couple of reasons. One, it is a way for us to connect and get to know participants beyond their bib number. Secondly, we do this to create positivity and to hopefully inspire, motivate and encourage all of you to chase after your [...]

2018-01-22T06:04:21+00:00January 16th, 2018|Racing, Training|0 Comments

THIS WEEK’S FEATURED RUNNER: HEATHER LEFRIEC!

THIS WEEK'S FEATURED RUNNER: Heather LeFriec! We are so excited to introduce this week's featured runner! She is not only a phenomenal runner, but she has made a huge impact on our women's running community by co-founding The Spokane Swifts. We are honored to have Heather running the Negative Split 5K and The Windermere Full Marathon with us this year!   THIS IS HEATHER'S STORY: "I had grown up [...]

2018-01-22T06:05:54+00:00January 7th, 2018|Racing, Training|0 Comments

THIS WEEK’S FEATURED RUNNER: KELSEY!

We are all sorts of inspired over here with the New Year and this week's featured runner is downright AWESOME! Meet Kelsey, she is a mom to 3 kiddos and we are sure that she is going to crush her GOALS this racing season! Here is her story: "I'm a twin mom plus one who enjoys endurance races. I have some race goals for the 2018 season. My two [...]

2018-01-22T06:06:42+00:00January 3rd, 2018|Racing, Training|0 Comments

THIS WEEK’S FEATURED RUNNER: BRYANNA PETRIE!

Our featured runner this week is Bryanna, one of the fastest women in our community! We are so excited to have her running the Negative Split 10K and the Windermere Half Marathon with us in the Spring of 2018! She is so passionate about running and has made a career out of sharing her passion with others. She owns and operates a blog, wholesomelyfit.com, which is a great source [...]

2018-01-22T06:07:18+00:00November 20th, 2017|Racing, Training|0 Comments

5 Tips For Long Distance Run Training

5 Tips For Long Distance Run Training: 1.Terrain. If possible try to get some training runs on similar terrain as your race. It is ideal to train on the actual race course, but if you live out of the area you will have to mimic the course in your training. For example if the race is loaded with hills, make sure you are adding hilly runs or inclining your [...]

2017-11-20T16:29:45+00:00October 19th, 2017|Nutrition, Racing, Training|0 Comments

Roll it!

Today we are talking about foam rolls. In my opinion, every runner should own a foam roll. They are cheap, effective and easy to use. Foam rolls are very effective for self massage and postural correction. Below are some of our favorite moves for runners with the foam roll. TFL and hip flexors: Roll face down on the roller with your hip crease on the roll. search for trigger [...]

2017-09-21T09:32:48+00:00September 19th, 2017|Gear|0 Comments

Pre-race breakfast

Good morning! We are answering some questions regarding our favorite pre-race meal today! Should you eat breakfast before a race? And if so, what should you eat? Although this may vary from person to person, in most cases you should eat something before you hit the road running. We suggest eating a breakfast consisting of a carb and protein at least 3 hours prior to the start of your [...]

2017-09-19T19:48:49+00:00September 10th, 2017|Nutrition|0 Comments

What the HILL Workout

Hello! Today I am sharing one of my favorite hill workouts. I find it much easier to have a plan before tackling a dreaded workout, such as hills. This workout is a great way to build strength and power. Make sure that the hill you decide to run is at least 100 - 200 m long to get the best workout! Prior to this hill workout, warm-up with a [...]

2017-10-01T22:12:12+00:00September 1st, 2017|Training|0 Comments

Glow in the Park JBSA

February 23rd, 2019 Fort Sam Houston, San Antonio, TX REGISTER Event Overview Ready, Set, Glow… We are coming back to Fort Sam Houston to light up McArthur Field for a night of glow festivities. This glow run is created for the military personnel and their families at Joint Base San Antonio. All participants will need a DOD ID card or be [...]

2018-11-01T11:20:24+00:00July 23rd, 2017|Event|0 Comments