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By: Deserae Clarke   “Girls become lovers, who turn into mothers, so mothers be good to your daughters too” – John Mayer   Girls today are constantly bombarded by images...
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By Sophie Speidel A Trail Runner’s Companion Review Back in January, our local trail running store, Crozet Running, partnered with the Charlottesville Area Trail Runners to provide a 16-week 50K training...
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By: Elizabeth Carey Sometime this fall I hit rock-bottom. I was scraping the barrel of fitness on a sunny weekend trail run, with my heart gurgle-beating in my chest like...
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By: Heidi Kumm There are handful of reasons to back away from running with a strict schedule or specific goals in mind. An injury may have you sidelined, or life...
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I hate snakes but understand that if I love running trails, chances are I’ll run into one. My question is, what does one do if they are bitten by a...
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By: Amanda Roe Are there more benefits to trail-running verses road–running? That is the question.  Whether you’re a veteran of the trail, or you’ve just gotten the first few trail...
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by Lisa Perky My husband likes to say “everything happens for a reason.” I like to imagine punching him in the face, because that saying is the LEAST HELPFUL THING...
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I’ve been amping up my training for summer racing and have seemed to aggravate the plantar fascia muscle on the bottom of my foot. Do you have any recommended stretches/exercise/remedies?...
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By: Meghan Campbell   I understand now that I am not a mess, but a deeply feeling person in a messy world. I explain that now, when someone asks me...
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By Cara Marrs Steamboat Springs, Colorado Far off the hustle and bustle of I-70, nestled in the NW corner of Colorado, a mere 26 miles from the Wyoming border, lies...
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I’ve run my first 50k and am now getting ready to pump up to the 50 mile distance! Is there a good beginner-ish 50 mile race you can recommend?  ...
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