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The 26th Ashworth Awards Baystate Marathon and Half Marathon-PR Course with Great Amenities
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The 26th Ashworth Awards Baystate Marathon and Half Marathon-PR Course with Great Amenities: Your best road to Boston; qualify for Boston with one of the best club marathons in the USA. The Ashworth Awards Baystate Marathon and Half Marathon is one of those rare running club events with national class organization and amenities. Club marathons are unique races in New England and the Merrimack Valley, one of the top running hotbeds in the nation. These folks know what it takes to make this race your best chance to qualify for Boston! Run Baystate in Lowell, Massachusetts on October 19, 2014! By Skip Cleaver.
Also: Ashworth Awards Baystate Marathon and Half Marathon Website
 
Racing During 26.2M TrainingRacing During 26.2M Training
Racing - and how often - during marathon prep has been debated hotly for years. Here's the final word on the controversial topic. ACTIVE.com

4 Track Workouts for Beginners4 Track Workouts for Beginners
Tracks are perfect for learning to run and increasing speed. They can also be intimidating, so learn the ropes first, then try one of these workouts. ACTIVE.com

The Dangers of OverhydrationThe Dangers of Overhydration
Dehydration might get all the attention, but overhydration is just as serious of a threat to your health. Find out how to recognize the symptoms. ACTIVE.com

Best Post-Workout RecoveryBest Post-Workout Recovery
Improvements to fitness happen during the down time between workouts, not while you're exercising. Learn how to capitalize on your rest periods. ACTIVE.com

The 55th Annual Yankee Homecoming Ten Miler and 5K—Fun, History and TraditionThe 55th Annual Yankee Homecoming Ten Miler and 5K—Fun, History and Tradition
Yankee Homecoming races will run for the 55th time in historic, bucolic Newburyport, Massachusetts, July 29, 2014. They have built one of the longest and best road race traditions in the USA. Newburyport provides a beautiful, historic harbor side course on the North Shore of Massachusetts. Choose either the 10-miler or 5K and join about 3,000 other runners on an evening trek through welcoming Newburyport.
Also: Yankee Homecoming Event Website

Why Runners Shouldn't DietWhy Runners Shouldn't Diet
If you want to drop pounds, traditional dieting simply won't work. Follow these rules to lose weight while getting the fuel you need to train well. ACTIVE.com

6 Strength Moves for Marathoners6 Strength Moves for Marathoners
Strength-building programs for endurance athletes should include old-school compound movements. Learn what these are and how to do them right. ACTIVE.com

5 Tips to Beat the Heat5 Tips to Beat the Heat
A few changes to your routine can help you train strong through the hottest part of the summer. Follow this advice to get the most out of your runs. ACTIVE.com
 
 
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