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The Runner Diaries — Willa Tellekson-Flash

Welcome to The Runner Diaries, where we’re sharing a behind-the-scenes look into a week of training with runners of varying ages, paces and GPS coordinates. Get The Runner Diaries delivered to your inbox, here. This week, we have Willa Tellekson-Flash, a 21-year-old runner, writer, and student at New York University. Follow along as she balances her senior

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Is Strava Compromising YOUR Safety?

As a runner who is actively training for the Boston Marathon, I use Strava just about every day. Syncing my daily runs and workouts —other than Fridays, my coveted rest day — isn’t even a decision anymore. When I upload my run to my watch’s (the Epson Prosense 307 GPS) corresponding app, it syncs my

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Negative Splits With Coach EK

I’ve decided to start a running-focused newsletter: Negative Splits with Coach EK! This digital newsletter will give you a RUN DOWN (pun intended) of timely news and trends in the world of endurance sports, coaching advice and tips from yours truly, and random thoughts and musings for a more productive, better, efficient, happy, wonderful life

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The Runner Diaries — Edith Zuschmann

Welcome to The Runner Diaries, where we’re sharing a behind-the-scenes look into a week of training with runners of varying ages, paces and GPS coordinates. Get The Runner Diaries delivered to your inbox, here. This week, we’re following 41-year-old Edith Zuschmann of Klagenfurt, Austria, a lifelong runner who has been lucky enough to turn her passion into her

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A Look Back At 2017

They say you shouldn’t look back — that what’s in the past should stay in the past; it’s there for a reason. Yet while it can be counterproductive to revisit the past in many contexts, it can also be a helpful exercise in growing and moving forward. 2017 was an interesting year, to say the

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The Runner Diaries — Neely Gracey

This week, we’re profiling Neely Gracey — a professional runner and coach with a longterm goal of competing in the 2020 Olympics. Her week explores her days in Boulder, Colorado as she balances her own training and recovery from an injury with her coaching business and spending time with her husband and their dog, Strider.