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LA: Outside The Lines

A pair of years-old sweat pants and paint-splattered Minnesota Wild sweater did little to take the chill out of the early morning air, a bit surprising considering the heat warnings issued by race officials. The weather forecast called for highs soaring into the 80s, but I stood in the corral outside Dodger Stadium looking as though I…
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The Quest For Numbers

With the running boom from last decade continuing to show no signs of ending, major marathons continue competing to attract runners and retain past years’ finishers. Many were astonished to learn Grandma’s Marathon filled by Dec. 31. Motivation to sign up for a major anniversary — Grandma’s is celebrating its 40th rendition in June — was…
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Time To Get Moving

Joining a training or running group can be life changing. Besides meeting terrific new friends and expanding your social circle, a group offers plenty of benefits for your running. Most notably, running groups are a great way to learn about new and improved training methods and principles. A group also builds in accountability to set…
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