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Runner’s Spotlight | Meet Cleo Delaney with Team Humans for Cheetahs

Ever wonder who’s standing next to you in your corral at the start line, or cheering you on when you’re about to give up during a race? As runners we all have a story, a motivation to run whether it’s a personal challenge, to stay fit, bond with friends, or raise money for charity. In…

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#CGIEATS | Portland Edition

With over 20 domestic Rock ‘n’ Roll events each year, the #CGISTAFF sure work up an appetite on race weekend. As runners, we’ve already done all the homework for your visit to Portlandia, so you can come prepared to taste the best of the Pacific Northwest. Here are the top recommendations from staff and locals…

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4 Recipes Inspired by #RnRSD

Today’s post comes to us from Rock ‘n’ Blog member Pia, author of San Diego is Awesome. San Diego local in love with her city and all things Rock ‘n’ Roll! Running and eating is the best combo. One negates the other right?! To get in the mood for the upcoming Rock ‘n’ Roll San…

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The DOS and DON’TS of Carbo-Loading

Today’s post comes to us from Rock ‘n’ Blog member Nicole, author of NicolevanZanten.com. A native to Vancouver, BC Nicole finds peace and balance in her training, no matter how hard the run. Read her bio here! Long-distance runner or not, you’ve likely heard of the act known as ‘carbo-loading’. Increasing carbs while decreasing mileage…

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ANIMO! ANIMO!! ANIMO!!! | Rocking Madrid

“COME-ON! COME-ON!! COME-ON!!!” is what I heard with spirit km-by-km in the streets of Madrid, Spain during the Rock ‘n’ Roll Madrid Marathon. A few days earlier I was rushing around the French Quarter of New Orleans finishing my errands, packing for my trip to Europe, doing MEGA LOADS of laundry, working a full time…

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Seattle Like a Local

Today’s guest post was crafted by one of our Rock ‘n’ Blog members Lindsay! Seattle native and in training for Rock ‘n’ Roll Seattle; she is pumped to share her city with us! Be sure to check out her blog Life By Lindsay, and follow her running journey on Twitter and Instagram! I am so…

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My Top 5 Picks for Pre-Workout Grubbin’ by Annie

Before a run, you want to provide your muscles with carbohydrates to store and use during your workout. Paired with a bit of protein, it’s able to have a slower absorption rate into the bloodstream so you have a steady burn – not a burnout. Nothing is worse than crashing from a violent blood sugar…

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Juicing for Runners | by Annie

Juicing is a valuable tool that every runner can use in their hydration plan! Fruits and vegetables are living foods that are rich in water and packed with vitamins, minerals, and antioxidants, all which help reduce inflammation caused by exercise. Conventional wisdom says runners should load up on carbs like bread, pasta, bagels, and rice…

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