Rockin’ Resources

We runners are a nosy bunch.  We want answers to our burning questions.  Where's the closest 10K?   How should I go about speed work?   What should my pace be for an upcoming marathon?  Where can I find inexpensive running shorts?  Where can I find a trail map for Mt. Tam? In this day and age, …

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Running Circles Around Myself

I've deliberately avoided track workouts since I did one with Tamalpa Runners about 6 years ago.  I joined the group with my friend Harold.   We thought it would improve our running and help with our speed. One Tuesday evening we joined the group at the SR High track.  We did a warm up through the …

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Getting to the Core of the Situation

In this month's issue of Runner's World magazine (February 2009) there is a great article on the benefits of core training for runners (pages 55-58).  For those of you who don't get out much, core training refers to exercises that strengthen your torso (think abs and your back). Having a strong core helps to power …

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