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A Mother-of-Five’s Couch to Half Marathon Story

Run a half marathon? Kelli Stanley’s doubts and insecurities wracked her mind with countless reasons why covering 13.1 miles on foot was an impossible feat. A single mother of five with a full-time job – the children ranging in ages from 7 to 14 – where was she going to squeeze in the time? At…

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ROCK RUN RECYCLE | How Race-Day Donations Support Dallas Children in Need

You’ve trained, you’ve prepped, you’ve packed your luggage. You’ve even taken those ubiquitous #flatrunner selfies of your race-day gear. But wait, there’s one more way you can prepare for Rock ‘N’ Roll Marathon Dallas!

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Food Pyramid for Runners & Athletes

The food pyramid has been in existence for decades – originally conceived by the United States Department of Agriculture to graphically represent what they consider to be a healthy daily intake of a variety of foods. While the food pyramid has evolved and subtly changed over the years, it is a fairly accurate representation of…

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How Exercise Can Help with Your Work-Life Balance

Large companies across the nation conduct annual surveys that aim to gauge employee engagement, satisfaction, and the general attitude toward the company. According to recent research, one factor of the overall work experience that is generally rated quite low today is that of work-life balance. Work-life balance refers to an employee’s ability to ideally prioritize…

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How to Find a Running Partner that is Mutually Beneficial

While running alone has its benefits – namely, the ability to set your own pace and avoid distractions or requirement to chitchat during the run, most runners find that it is more enjoyable, motivating, and rewarding to run with a partner. But how do you find a running partner who will do more than simply…

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3 Shortcuts Runners Should Avoid When Training for their First Race

So you’ve decided to run your first race. Congratulations! It takes guts, determination, and a true focus on extracting every ounce of potential from your body to adequately prepare yourself for long distance running and racing. You’ll find a host of training tips available today – some anecdotal, some scientific, and some simply based in…

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5 Reasons Why the VIP Experience is Worth It

Today’s post was written by Elena, a member of Rock ‘n’ Blog, the Rock ‘n’ Roll Marathon Series influencer program! To read her full post about why the Rock ’n’ Roll VIP experience is worth it, click here. I have done some crazy things for access to private porta potties while running. Whether it is…

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Yoga for Runners | Stretch Your Quad!

Today’s post was written by Lora, a member of Rock ‘n’ Blog, the Rock ‘n’ Roll Marathon Series influencer program! Check out her blog here and follow her on Twitter at @lora_hogan! Lora is a yoga teacher, motivational speaker, and author who provides yoga for runners, athletes and everyBODY. Founder of #PassLove, Lora also lectures…

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