Melody Marshall


6 Tips for Mindful Eating

The media constantly bombards us with conflicting nutrition “facts” that often make for difficult mealtime decisions. This information overload forces us to start asking, “What are my needs, and how can I meet them?” Unfortunately there is no one perfect diet because different factors come into play: age, gender, activity […]

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Double Stroller Strife

Running with a jogging stroller has its challenges. You aren’t able to use both arms. Going uphill or into the wind can sometimes feel like you are running through wet cement. Going downhill causes you to constantly check to ensure you are in control. The curbs and cracks on sidewalks […]

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NIKE Zoom Elite 7 – New Shoe Review

Welcome to the New Shoe Review, a segment on our blog where our shoe buyer explains every new and updated model we receive at John’s Run/Walk Shop. Today, we review the Nike Zoom Elite 7. Throughout 2014, Nike has been rolling out its updated Zoom Air collection, starting with the […]

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Dick Burchett’s History of Running

The following is an except from a book our longtime employee Dick Burchett is writing for his grandchildren. It primarily discusses Dick’s long running career in Danville and Lexington. My family and I moved to Gwinn Island in 1978 and I found myself so busy I had no time or […]

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Product Review – Ultimate Direction Endure

A frequent question we get asked this time of year at John’s is “How can I carry fluid when I run?”. We’re at the peak of summer heat here in Kentucky and it just happens to coincide with the middle of half marathon/marathon training for a lot of you out […]

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