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Your running questions answered! Here, you’ll find information on topics like nutrition, training, and new products. Do you have a question you’d like to have answered here? Let us know! 

Blog Updates

Your running questions answered! Here, you’ll find information on topics like nutrition, training, and new products. Do you have a question you’d like to have answered here? Let us know! 

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Apparel
The Running Event

The Running Event

Earlier this month, I traveled with Taylor to Austin, Texas to attend The Running Event, 2014 edition. Years ago (2008?) I went to the first TRE -- what a huge trade show and conference this has become! From a few speakers/seminars and a handful (25 or so?) of...

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Apparel
Warm and Dry

Warm and Dry

Three of the four days left in this week call for rain. I'll be honest: I don't like running in the rain. Even worse? Running in cold rain. Wet and cold just aren't a winning combination - especially when my house is warm and dry. But the right gear can help. If...

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Racing
Be a Good Bandit

Be a Good Bandit

As you can tell by this column that originally appeared in the Northern Virginia Daily, Mark usually condemns race banditing. But in a classic case of the pot calling the kettle black, Mark bandited the Battlefield Half Marathon a few weekends ago. Warning: The...

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Nutrition
Fueling for Race Day

Fueling for Race Day

It’s race day. You’ve trained for weeks and carb-loaded. But your stomach’s in a knot or you woke up too late to eat. Skipping breakfast won’t hurt, right? After all, you did eat a huge bowl of spaghetti last night. And the night before that. And maybe the night...

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Shoes
First Time Fitting

First Time Fitting

  Mark's brother had his first fitting experience....because it seemed like a good idea at the time: Let me just preface these remarks with "It sure seemed like a good idea at the time." I would like to lose some weight and I would like to get into better...

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