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Running shoes demystified: How to know when it's time to invest in new running shoes?

Five ways to tell if your running shoes have been loved to death! ... and you need a new pair of shoes.
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Coach-to-Athlete Q&A Time!

Coach-to-Athlete Q Time. Open to all Run Formula Athletes!
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Meet The Run Formula's NEWEST Coach!

A year ago I met my soon-to-be coach, Beth Shutt for coffee. For several weeks before we met in person we talked on the phone here and there and emailed routinely about my Boston marathon training. Out of the kindness of her heart Beth put up with my incessant questions about anything and everything running related. I say this because at that point she wasn’t my actually my one-on-one coach, rather I had simply paid for the mission-plan option with The Run Formula. With this option a coach creates your training plan and to some extent you are sent on your merry way (well, not really - there is an online group forum where you can post any/all run questions and get a response back within 24 hours).

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There’s no magic in marathon: The five pillars of race day success.

There's no magic in marathon. Maximizing your race day performance requires months and weeks of practice learning the ins and outs of your body and what is truly capable of at the big event. You put it the work, you reap the rewards. It's really just that simple!
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Saying ‘so long’ to your sole-mate: The benefits of training in two shoes.

Many runners spend their days scouring the earth’s surface to find that single special set of shoes that will take them to marathon greatness. These runners mistakenly hunt for their soulmate as they believe there is only one special shoe out there that can get them to the starting line unscathed. But what if you not only could- but possibly SHOULD train in more than one shoe to prepare for race day? What if training in two shoes actually has real physical, psychological and training benefits that can enhance your race day performance?
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Dressing for the three C’s of winter: The crisp, the cold and the cruel.

Not sure what to wear when you have to brave the cold temperatures for your long run? You’re not alone! Many runners have difficulty knowing how to dress for winter’s ever-changing conditions. Whipping winds, slippery snow and brutally cold temperatures often make for challenging- but not impossible- training runs. Investing in durable and functional gear allows for runner to comfortably train through the majority of winter’s extreme conditions.
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Running again post marathon: managing expectations and setting goals.

Congrats marathoner!!! You have just completed your fall marathon and I know you want to ride this marathon high as long as possible! All you can think about is getting back out there on the road, planning future races, pushing harder and getting stronger and even faster for next time!
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Qualify For The Boston Marathon

We here at Your 26.2 are pretty proud of our forty-two qualifiers for the 2016 Boston Marathon! Below are 7 of our top tips if you too are aiming to be on the start line in Hopkinton in April!
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Beth's Guide To Being Injured

I *hope* you never need to put this advice to use, but should you find yourself injured, here are my tips for survival.
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Control The Controllable

Ever consider why your best training runs and races turn out they way they do? Read on to understand how to control the controllable.
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Five ways to tell if your running shoes have been loved to death! ... and you need a new pair of shoes.
Coach-to-Athlete Q Time. Open to all Run Formula Athletes!

A year ago I met my soon-to-be coach, Beth Shutt for coffee. For several weeks before we met in person we talked on the phone here and there and emailed routinely about my Boston marathon training. Out of the kindness of her heart Beth put up with my incessant questions about anything and everything running related. I say this because at that point she wasn’t my actually my one-on-one coach, rather I had simply paid for the mission-plan option with The Run Formula. With this option a coach creates your training plan and to some extent you are sent on your merry way (well, not really - there is an online group forum where you can post any/all run questions and get a response back within 24 hours).

There's no magic in marathon. Maximizing your race day performance requires months and weeks of practice learning the ins and outs of your body and what is truly capable of at the big event. You put it the work, you reap the rewards. It's really just that simple!
Many runners spend their days scouring the earth’s surface to find that single special set of shoes that will take them to marathon greatness. These runners mistakenly hunt for their soulmate as they believe there is only one special shoe out there that can get them to the starting line unscathed. But what if you not only could- but possibly SHOULD train in more than one shoe to prepare for race day? What if training in two shoes actually has real physical, psychological and training benefits that can enhance your race day performance?
Not sure what to wear when you have to brave the cold temperatures for your long run? You’re not alone! Many runners have difficulty knowing how to dress for winter’s ever-changing conditions. Whipping winds, slippery snow and brutally cold temperatures often make for challenging- but not impossible- training runs. Investing in durable and functional gear allows for runner to comfortably train through the majority of winter’s extreme conditions.
Congrats marathoner!!! You have just completed your fall marathon and I know you want to ride this marathon high as long as possible! All you can think about is getting back out there on the road, planning future races, pushing harder and getting stronger and even faster for next time!
We here at Your 26.2 are pretty proud of our forty-two qualifiers for the 2016 Boston Marathon! Below are 7 of our top tips if you too are aiming to be on the start line in Hopkinton in April!
I *hope* you never need to put this advice to use, but should you find yourself injured, here are my tips for survival.
Ever consider why your best training runs and races turn out they way they do? Read on to understand how to control the controllable.