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Running in the heat can be dangerous but there are ways to make sure you are being safe. No one wants to deal with heatstroke or heat exhaustion but they do happen. It is important to plan ahead as the temperatures rise so that you aren’t at an increased risk for either. Here are some recommendations to stay safe: Stay Hydrated  Road Runners Club of America’s (RRCA) website says that you can lose between 6 and 12 oz. of fluid for every 20 minutes of running. Which means hydrating correctly is very important. Make sure you drink water before, during,...

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Courtney Bouchet was our first female finisher for the June 9th Light At The End Of The Tunnel Marathon. It was her third marathon ever and her very FIRST Tunnel Marathon! She made it extra memorable with a finish time of 3:00:52 and average pace of 6.54 minute per mile, helping her to snag a Boston Qualifier! Even with such stellar timing, she hopes to run another marathon soon to get her time under 3:00. Stay tuned, because next year you’ll see her crushing the Boston course! Courtney’s runner story starts in her teenage years when she ran for her...

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Ivaylo (Ivo for short) was the first place finisher at our June 9th Light At The End Of The Tunnel Marathon! In total, he’s completed seven Marathons, two of which were part of the Tunnel Marathon series. Ivo’s final finishing time was 2:33:27 putting his minute per mile pace at 5:51! Ivo is a dual-citizen between the U.S and Bulgaria – and his marathon time this year ranks him as the #1 fastest man in Bulgaria! If nobody beats his time before April 6th, 2020 then he will represent Bulgaria in the 2020 Olympics! When asked what inspired him to...

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I’d like to share some updates regarding Quinn Wilbur, the recipient of our Friends of Quinn Trust Fund as well as a message from his mother, Carrie (below). Quinn Wilbur is an adventurous and vivacious 13-year-old with an intense love for life and SPEED! Quinn is the youngest of 4 siblings who are cared for by their loving and selfless single-mother. At birth, Quinn was diagnosed with a rare disorder called Polymicrogyria, a rare form of cerebral palsy. Carrie, has since dedicated her life to ensuring Quinn is afforded the highest and happiest quality of life possible. When I met...

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How do you breathe throughout the day? Through your nose, or mouth? How you breathe the majority of the time, we’ll call ‘baseline breathing’. As you read through the article keep in mind what your baseline breathing pattern is. This article will give you the knowledge to: Understand what happens when you breathe Understand why you even need to breathe Determine if you are over breathing Practice efficient/optimal breathing Continue improving your breathing pattern Before we jump into what over breathing is and how we can become more efficient breathers, we need to look at what happens when we breathe...

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