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My First Boston "Those fortunate enough to make it to the Start Line of the Boston Marathon often have a unique story filled with twists and turns. I am no exception. My story includes two babies and a broken knee, but most of all, it includes coffee - lots and lots of coffee! It all began when I made the genius decision to try to qualify for Boston 2018 after having my second baby. This meant I would be training in the Texas summer heat while working full time, nursing a baby, chasing a toddler, and let's throw in some...

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Kevin Myers is our Course Director. He and 3 others form the crew that set up the start line, mile markers and aid stations before the race, and take them down at the end of the race. Kevin is an important part of our team! This is Kevin’s 3rd year in this role. He was helping a race in Enumclaw when he was approached to come help with Tunnel Marathons. The crew continues race after race because they know how much time & effort you put into training and want to make it a successful race day for all involved....

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With the Keto diet gaining popularity, healthy fats have gained a lot of attention lately. Along with favorites like coconut oil and olive oil, ghee butter is a type of fat made by heating butter (ideally grass-fed); but is it healthy and better for you than regular butter? Read on to find out the benefits of using ghee! What is Ghee Butter? Ghee is produced by heating butter to remove milk solids and water (1,2). When comparing ghee to clarified butter, ghee is simmered longer to bring out the golden, nutty and rich healthy fat, and has a higher smoke...

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Running requires very little equipment. All you really need to get started is comfortable attire and a pair of running shoes! The possibilities for choosing a pair of running shoes are endless. Often the importance of wearing the right running shoes is overlooked, however, your running shoes can impact your running performance and susceptibility to injury. Our feet carry us mile after mile, yet I often see people running in shoes that lack basic support or are not doing their individual gait any favors. How do you find a shoe that will compliment your individual biomechanics so that you run...

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"I ran the 2018 Boston Marathon, in the worst weather ever, after I qualified for the event through the 2017 Tunnel Light Marathon, a fantastic run and great course and day! I was hoping to beat my PR and run a ~3.23 to qualify for the Boston Marathon, and I ended up running a 3:10! I was humbled and blown away. That time and race qualified me for the 2018 and 2019 Boston Marathon.In February 2018, I had torn the meniscus in my right knee training for a marathon in Antarctica in March 2018. Wild horses could not have kept...

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