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The Tenth Annual Reebok Canton Road Race, a 10K, 5K and Kids' Mile Showing the Best of Canton, Massachusetts
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The Tenth Annual Reebok Canton Road Race, a 10K, 5K and Kids' Mile Showing the Best of Canton, Massachusetts: It is coming up for you on Sunday, October 5, 2014, the tenth annual event that runs on a pleasant loop from the Reebok International Headquarters campus. It runs through and near the Blue Hills Reservation and by Mass Audubon’s Blue Hills Trailside Museum and Blue Hills Ski Area. Teams, corporations, runners, walkers, students are welcome. They have a kids’ run, limited edition Reebok tech shirts, free beer, chowder and chips, a caterer, and 50% off at Reebok’s flagship store. All these perks make this one very special indeed! By Skip Cleaver.
Also: Reebok Canton Road Race Website
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When it comes to running form, everyone focuses on legs. Arms are important too. Learn how to move your arms to improve your running.

Secrets for Women RunnersSecrets for Women Runners
Women and men are from different planets, yet both sexes follow the same training program. Here are 6 things you need to know about running and women.

Preventing Stress FracturesPreventing Stress Fractures
It's the diagnosis every runner fears: a stress fracture, which generally demands months off. New research reveals measures that can prevent this dreaded condition.

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Ask yourself mid-run how fast you're running without peeking at your GPS. Chances are, you'll get it wrong. Here's how to get it right.

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The 28th Bobby Bell Road Race—Running Tradition in the Merrimack ValleyThe 28th Bobby Bell Road Race—Running Tradition in the Merrimack Valley
Founded in 1987, the Bobby Bell Five Miler provides a blend of old school road racing traditions with several innovations, including gender grading so all compete on an equal basis. It’s the only major road race in the Merrimack Valley that has gender graded scoring. You will be treated to a terrific post race party and buffet with adult beverages and music in a delightful atmosphere. It will run on Sunday, October 12, 2014, the day before Columbus Day in historic Haverhill, Massachusetts.
Also: Bobby Bell Road Race Website
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