What is a Virtual Race?

What is a Virtual Race? Simply put a virtual race is a race on your own terms. You choose the location, the time, and the distance. A portion of your race fee is donated to charity and you receive cool bling and a swag bag with goodies in the mail. A virtual race is a […]

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Virtual Races: A New Form of Competition?

Author: Joanna Williams Date: October 14, 2013 You hear the words “virtual race”, and what comes to mind?  A common conclusion is that a virtual race is a race that is conducted online, but how real can that be?  As a runner I stumbled onto this new way of racing in my search for local running venues. […]

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Run the One You’re With

It is not uncommon for new runners as well as veterans to fear the long run. Anxiety of whether or not one can finish the distance can remain whether it is the first time you are running long or the 100th time. Long, being relative to the individual, may mean you worry about an 8 […]

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Fit Kids Are Better Learners

Author: Scott Douglas, Runner’s World Date: September 16, 2013 Cash-strapped school districts that eliminate physical education to focus on classroom learning might be doing students a disservice, suggests a study showing better test performance by fit kids than their unfit peers. Forty-eight 9- and 10-year olds living in Illinois performed memory tests consisting of briefly […]

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