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Inspiration

Marathon Running Quotes

October 31, 2017 Christine Luff 3

Running or watching a marathon is incredibly inspiring and moving, and it’s tough to put the feelings you experience into words. Here are some of the best marathon running quotes. 1. “Running 26 miles is […]

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Half Marathons & Marathons

Beginner Marathon Training Schedule

October 30, 2017 Christine Luff 0

This 20-week marathon training program is designed to help you run/walk to the finish line of your marathon (26.2 miles). To start this plan, you should have been run/walking for at least six months and […]

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Half Marathons & Marathons

What If I Can’t Finish a Race?

May 30, 2017 Christine Luff 0

I’m sure most runners can tell you about at least DNF (Did Not Finish) race story. For me, it was a half marathon in Brooklyn.  I remember pulling my calf muscle at mile 3 and […]

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Running Motivation

How to Beat the Post-Race Blues

April 17, 2017 Christine Luff 1

A first-time marathon finisher recently confessed to me that, rather than wanting to celebrate her accomplishment, she felt sad and disappointed after her race. It may sound crazy to some, but her experience is actually […]

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Running Humor

Funny Marathon Spectator Signs

February 20, 2017 Christine Luff 5

Planning to cheer for marathon runners at an upcoming race? Get ideas for funny spectator signs to support the marathoners and give them a good laugh and distraction as they’re running. More funny quotes for […]

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Running

Learn From My Running Mistakes

April 8, 2016 Christine Luff 3

When I first started long distance running, I learned a lot through trial and error (big emphasis on the error part). To help other runners avoid learning similar painful lessons the hard way, here are […]