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Where to Run – The Brighton Rail Trail

      The Brighton Rail Trail is around 3.7 miles out and back. Parking is available at the beginning of the trail behind the Hamburg Liquor Barn and in the middle at Pleasant Ridge Park. The trail distance from the beginning to the trail to the dead-end at Walnut Grove […]

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5 Tips for Staying Motivated

5 Tips for Staying Motivated When You Stop Running Personal Bests I have competed at a high level for quite a few years now, so I almost forget what it is like to be a beginner. I still get the excitement of starting again after a season break. I definitely get […]

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8 Reasons to Take a Break From Running

Of all my Secret to Success posts, I honestly think this is one of the most important, and one of the most overlooked factors when it comes to peaking for the races that you care about the most. A lot of runners are terrified to take even a few days […]

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Pool Running to Maintain Fitness During Injury

In my many years of training seriously as a collegiate/elite athlete I have had my fair share of injuries. Other than my most recent muscle strain, pool running has been my savior when it comes to maintaining fitness during time off running. It is the most effective way to maintain running fitness […]

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Race Day Meal Planning

As readers of my blog have become familiar with the way I write posts, I often cover the topics that are requested by my readers about running. One of the most common questions I get is about what to eat on race day. I thought this would be a great […]

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