Change: A Hellbender 100 Race Report
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by Doug
1y ago
They say change is the only constant in life. Switch jobs, move your home, have a baby, get sick. You never know what life will bring, and it’s those who are successful at adapting to the changes that are most successful in life. The same could be said about ultrarunning. You never know what the […] The post Change: A Hellbender 100 Race Report appeared first on Rock Creek Runner ..read more
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Why Training Doesn’t Have to be Complicated
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by Doug
1y ago
One never forgets their first training plan. Mine was for a marathon, handed down to me from a friend, who I believe got it from another friend. It had every little detail accounted for — from exactly what pace you should run on every single run, to how to recover, and even what to eat. […] The post Why Training Doesn’t Have to be Complicated appeared first on Rock Creek Runner ..read more
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52 Dos and Don’ts of Running an Ultramarathon
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by Doug
1y ago
The holidays are behind us, the darkest days of winter are now over, and if you’re like most runners, you’re likely thinking about your first race of the year. It’s typical to take some time off after a busy fall race schedule to relax and recover, and that first race back is always full of […] The post 52 Dos and Don’ts of Running an Ultramarathon appeared first on Rock Creek Runner ..read more
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How to Run an Ultramarathon (A Trail Talk Series)
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by Doug
1y ago
Want to run an ultramathon, but don’t know where to start? In this multi-part (4-part? Maybe 5 or 6-part?) Trail Talk series, we’ll explore the ins and outs of training for your first ultramathon, including: Choosing your first race. Ultramarathon training: What to expect. The mental side of running an ultramarathon. Dialing in your nutrition […] The post How to Run an Ultramarathon (A Trail Talk Series) appeared first on Rock Creek Runner ..read more
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3 Gifts Under $30 for Trail Runners
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by Doug
1y ago
Shopping for a trail runner isn’t easy. Every runner has their own preferences, and for the most part, all the important gear — shoes, pack, etc. — ends up being rather expensive. Socks are probably the main exception … But who wants socks as a gift? This year there are three running related items on […] The post 3 Gifts Under $30 for Trail Runners appeared first on Rock Creek Runner ..read more
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Celebrating Baby Steps
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by Doug
1y ago
As runners — as humans — we yearn for instant progress. … We see a problem, and we immediately want to fix it. … We decide we want to play an instrument, and we expect to pick it up overnight. … We want to run farther or faster, and look for measurable results after just […] The post Celebrating Baby Steps appeared first on Rock Creek Runner ..read more
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The 2.018 Challenge – Get a Head Start on Your Goals
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by Doug
1y ago
Imagine standing at the starting line of your goal race, filled with nervous energy and fiery anticipation. Excitement, doubt, adrenaline, all pumping through your veins. There’s nothing like it. Now imagine standing at the same starting line, feeling those same nerves, only the guy next to you gets to start 38 days early. You? You’re […] The post The 2.018 Challenge – Get a Head Start on Your Goals appeared first on Rock Creek Runner ..read more
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Trail Runners: 3 Things Worth Investing In
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by Doug
1y ago
Ever feel like you get hit daily by a tsunami of product and gadget promotions? Me too. All. The. Time. Product launches from running brands and ambassadors fill my social media feeds, and my inbox receives daily requests to review or promote some new gadget or piece of gear. When I go into a running […] The post Trail Runners: 3 Things Worth Investing In appeared first on Rock Creek Runner ..read more
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