February 2017

Living and Running on the Outskirts of Tracktown, USA

One area of town the Eugene Marathon Route won’t take you through is Santa Clara. If you are running the full 26.2 you will get pretty close once you cross the Owosso Bike Bridge on the northernmost section of the Ruth Bascom Riverbank Trail...
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Living and Running on the Outskirts of Tracktown, USA

Volunteering In Your Racing Community

This past fall I had the opportunity to be a part of a few local organizations, Active4Youth & Skyhawks, who offers no cost cross country programs at elementary schools throughout our school districts. My team consisted of 20-30 kids participating in one hour practices...
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Volunteering In Your Racing Community

Visualizing Your Way to Success

“Running is 80 percent mental.” ~ Joan Benoit Samuelson, American marathon runner, gold medal at 1984 Summer Olympics If you have ever watched a sporting event, live or on television, you have probably seen visualization techniques at work. Gymnasts, figure skaters, and downhill skiers...
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Visualizing Your Way to Success