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April 2008

National features

Overcoming The Fear Of Failure

Date: 
04/30/2008 - 16:57
Date: 
04/30/2008 - 16:57

Have you ever wanted to try some new activity or sport, but you were afraid to take the chance because you thought you might not be able to successfully perform the skills required? Have you ever not participated in a race because you were worried that you might not run a fast time or that specific competitors would outperform you?

National features
Date: 
04/30/2008 - 16:45

Saleema Ross of Fort Washington, MD is a bundle of energy. She does not keep the energy all to herself. Ross, a long time Washington Running Report Ranked Runner encourages a hardy band of runners from her work place to join her on daily runs.

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Marathons of Texas 2007-2008 finishers

Date: 
04/30/2008 - 16:41
Date: 
04/30/2008 - 16:41

Nearly 140 Texans and eight runners from outside the Lone Star State (including one Canadian) successfully completed the Marathons of Texas, which required the runners to finish the Dallas White Rock Marathon, Chevron Houston Marathon and the AT&T Austin Marathon.

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RUNOHIO Runners of the Year

Date: 
04/30/2008 - 16:38
Date: 
04/30/2008 - 16:38

RUNOHIO Runners of the Year:
Men Open - Josh Ordway, Women Open -Ann Alyanak and Tara Storage
Men Masters - T.J. Lentz, Women Masters - Debbi Kilpatrick-Morris
Men Grand Masters - Rick Ventura, Women Grand - Masters Terry Mahr

National features

Cross Training Your Way to PRs!

Date: 
04/01/2008 - 14:19
Date: 
04/01/2008 - 14:19

By Pete Rea/ZAP Fitness/Running Journal/February 2008

Improving Your Running Off the Roads

Running Journal readers familiar with my column are no doubt aware of my belief in relatively high volume training.

National features
Date: 
04/01/2008 - 14:17

By Danny Dreyer
January/February 2008
For the Washington Running Report

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National features

Train Hard and Rest Well

Date: 
04/01/2008 - 14:03
Date: 
04/01/2008 - 14:03

By Alisa Harvey
January/February 2008
For the Washington Running Report

AlisaHarveyPacersKF.jpgAs a coach I am amazed to discover just how difficult it is to convince some runners to rest properly. I have encountered overzealous athletes of all abilities who strategically sneak an extra interval or two during a scheduled workout only to follow it up with a longer-than-suggested recovery run.