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Ask the Coach: What is a good strategy for tackling two half marathons a month apart?

Dear Coach, I have two half-marathons a month apart from each other. What is a good strategy for my long runs in the weeks between the two ra…

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5 Tips to Survive and Enjoy the Syracuse Half Marathon

By Ed Griffin Last year’s Syracuse Half Marathon was so unique, it made national news. A whiteout snowstorm hit an hour before the race…

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I want to start running but... 5 running myths that shouldn't keep you from No Boundaries

By Coach Mandy  1. “I am too old.” No one is asking you to compete in a professional sport. Running is for fun, community a…

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Ask the Coach: Why am I belching and dry-heaving when I race?

Dear Coach, This is not the usual question for this topic. I have done several marathons, three Ironman competitions and lots of shorter stuf…

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An American runs abroad

By Lauren MacDonald Sometime in September, my best friend and I found a super cheap flight to London for the middle of February, so we decide…

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A sure sign of spring: Mountain Goat Training

By Coach Mandy It’s not easy being a runner in an area with such a long winter season. But our neighbors and friends are hearty –…

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Ask the Coach: After using a run/walk approach for many races, how do I transition to run only?

Dear Coach, I have been a run/walker since I started running in 2010. I have done the run/walk with marathons and half marathons and 5Ks. How…

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5 tips from Ed Griffin on how to get to your ideal weight

Let’s be honest about weight. It is a #@&*%^@ battle every %^$#^* day. And as you get older and your metabolism slows, it gets even …

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Paying it Forward

You may have heard about or experienced someone paying for the next customer in line at your local coffee shop. While it’s a relatively …

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Ask the Coach: What should I know about running in snowy conditions?

Coach, Do you have any tips on winter running? What do I need to know to help me run in snowy conditions? I don't think I would be running if…

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