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Get to Know Meb Keflezighi

Newly minted VP of Running for Competitor Group, Inc. – Meb Keflezighi brings American pride, and a win to the 2014 Boston Marathon. But who is this vibrant and accomplished champion? One thing is for certain – he is more than your average long-distance runner. In mid-1980’s Eritrea, a young man running at a high…

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4 Ways Running Improves your Discipline to Accomplish Anything

Running is a sport that requires discipline, and this methodology can be translated into a mindset that will improve your performance in all areas of your life. Think about the discipline and commitment it takes to be a real runner. Going beyond the occasional jog to transcend into the ranks of a serious distance trainer…

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Stir. It. Up. on Race Day with Marley Coffee

If you rely on a cup of coffee to wake you up in the morning, you’re in luck at the 2014 Janus Rock ‘n’ Roll Denver Marathon & 1/2 Marathon on Sunday, October 19th. Marley Coffee, founded by Rohan Marley, son of legendary musician and visionary Bob Marley, will help get spectators and runners alike stirred up on…

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San Jose runners take the #RemixChallenge!

49ers legend Roger Craig joined runners at the first ever Rock ‘n’ Roll 5k. Credit Photorun.net. Click here to view full gallery. Rock ‘n’ Roll San Jose weekend got underway in a big way Saturday morning with the first ever Rock ‘n’ Roll 5k running through downtown. The event’s co-founder Roger Craig, a three-time Super…

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Marathon Training Cheat Sheet – 6 Tips for Marathon Success

There’s no way to cheat on marathon day, but the following cheat sheet will help you gather some great tips to increase the likelihood of success come race day. A marathon, even a half-marathon, is a challenging feat for many runners to complete. There’s no real way to sugarcoat the fact that it takes a…

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10 Things To Do During the Rock ‘n’ Roll San Jose Weekend!

Today’s post was written by Rock ‘n’ Blog member Pia! Follow her on Twitter at @wandersandiego, and check out her other Rock Blog posts: 4 Recipes Inspired by #RnRSD! Beat the Heat! – – – – – – – – – – - - – – – – – – – – – - - – -…

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Q&A with Brandy Vaillancourt, Founder of RaceKids

Q. How did you come up with the idea to create RaceKids?

A. I was getting ready to run the Chicago Marathon and my son who is a big hockey fan begged to come with me to see the home of the Chicago Blackhawks. I started researching daycares in the area to watch him while I raced and started getting nervous because I realized I did not know the area or who would be watching my son. I eventually put the search to rest but then it hit me, there had to be a race that had a day camp service. I looked again and found nothing that’s when I started brainstorming. I decided to create a race day camp for kids so parents could run knowing their children were in safe hands.

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Coffee – Friends – & Rock ‘n’ Roll… “Oh My”!

I remember falling into the seat of the airplane exhausted after working and packing a suitcase that would last me until the end of July.  That’s when the excitement and anticipation to see my friends set in. I enjoyed meeting all the athletes on my flight traveling to “Rock” the streets of Seattle. The Seattle/Tacoma airport has cool art exhibits in their concourses and…

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