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2014 Marine Corps Marathon Race Recap


Let me first say thank you to each one of you for all the encouragement and messages throughout my training.  You made this event of honoring my dad very special so thank you. Friday – Hotel and Expo I flew

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Seven lessons learned while training for a marathon


Since April I have been training for my first and possibly only marathon.  I’m running the Marine Corps Marathon to honor my dad and uncles all who served.  Here are seven short lessons I have learned as I trained.  Feel

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Benefits of having a run coach


Wanted to talk about  why I have a run coach and the benefits gained from it.     Thanks for stopping by and best wishes with your training.

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I hit the wall in May


Ever been there? Let me clarify my funk in May. Everyone has bad days or a bad few days but when running becomes a grind for several weeks in a row then it is time for evaluation. May was a

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Team Refuel


So I am a finalist with Team Refuel Got Chocolate Milk campaign. Vote here once a day from each of your electronic devices. http://gotchocolatemilk.com/team-refuel/david-graves And voting goes to a good cause – for every vote cast, $1 will go to

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What’s your race day plan?


In light of Boston, this is a chance for us as runners to examine our race day preparation. I reached out to some running friends all over the country and asked if they would answer five quick questions about their

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My Run Closet


I am connecting with Ali over at http://msprun.com/whats-in-my-closet/ and Derek over at http://pavementrunner.com/whats-in-your-fitnesscloset/ to give you a peek at my running gear. First up, shoes. I think this is my most important piece of run gear and each shoe has

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Posted in Running, Uncategorized

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