Yearly Archives: 2016


Run the Shamrock Shuffle!

This Saturday is the 10th Annual Shamrock Shuffle! The race is put on by Lexington’s Habitat for Humanity. The race starts at 8:00 am near the corner of Vine and Upper. The race distance is 3K, which is 1.86 miles. You can register by clicking here. You can also register […]

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Training Notes : Where can I find Running Buddies?

So you have decided to train for a race. Maybe the Iron Horse Half or maybe a shorter race. Running with others can provide accountability and encouragement. Especially when you are just beginning, it can be a challenge to meet potential running buddies. Here are some places you can start […]

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Training Notes : What is Crosstraining?

In most training plans, you’ll come across a day labeled “crosstraining.” What does this mean? Cross training is any other physical activity that improves running. Cross training is a way to strengthen different muscles than those we use when we run or strengthen the same muscles but using them in […]

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Couch to Iron Horse Half Virtual Training Plan

Last week, we released the Virtual Training Plan for the Iron Horse Half Marathon. This program will get you from the couch to the Iron Horse Half with training beginning on March 7. So now you have opened the spreadsheet, but how do you read it? We’ll start with the […]

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Train with us for the Iron Horse Half Marathon!

Maybe you’ve heard about a local race in October called The Iron Horse Half Marathon. Maybe you’ve considered it. But where do you start? What is your running experience? Are you starting from the very first step? Do you run a little here and there? You can build up to […]

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