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Posts by the Athlinks Staff are authored by our in-house group of athletes and subject matter experts in the fields of performance sports, nutrition, race organization, and training.

Why We All Need To Take A Page from the Costume Runner Playbook

Those of us who frequent marathons have seen those "crazy" people who are all dressed up as Superman, Batman, a piece of food, a...

Why You Should Race More (or Less)

Race Yourself Into Shape To race or not to race?...That is the question. Some of our Athlinks' members race 1-2 times per year for the local Turkey Trot...

Triathlons, Track and 5Ks – The Good, The Bad and The Ugly for Our Kids

5Ks are a long way to go Let it be known that I have been running competitively since the age of 6 years old. At...

Crazy Idea – Run without Earbuds and Music!

Safety I realize this idea of running without earbuds and music is close to endurance blasphemy as far as many of you are concerned, but...

No Watch? No GPS? You May Find You Enjoy Your Run A Bit More

Feel the Flow We've all been there - frantically looking for our watch, GPS and/or heart rate monitor that we have misplaced because there is...

Should Your Kids Be Specializing in Sports?

This is a topic that is near and dear to my heart. Although I love running (obviously) to this day still, if my mom...

You Are NOT a Professional Endurance Athlete

While for many of us participating regularly in running, triathlons or cycling events is an important part of our lives, it shouldn't be the...

Run a Marathon Because You Really Want to

One would think because I have run marathons and coached hundreds of people to race a marathon that I would be a huge proponent...

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