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Recreational Race Strategy

I previously discussed competitive race strategy. If you aren’t that concerned with fast times and your goal for the race is to finish and have an enjoyable experience doing so, here is what I advise. Consistent, Managed Uphill Pace On … Continue reading

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Rough Terrain Downhill Running Challenges

Rocky and rough describes the footing on the Ridge Run. This type of terrain is conducive for twisting ankles, catching a toe resulting in a trip and slipping on loose rocks. Preventing Sprained Ankles with Running Technique Adjustments The risk … Continue reading

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The Third Most Important Training

If training on the Ridge Run course is the most important and doing uphill repeats is the second most important, then conditioning your quads for downhill running is the third most important training to prepare for the unique challenges of … Continue reading

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