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Motherhood and Running: the BQ and Pregnancy Conundrum

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Motherhood and Running: the BQ and Pregnancy Conundrum

I’m a mother, runner, and a Boston qualifier.  But I will likely not be able to run the race that I qualified for (and got in), because I am pregnant again.  Here is my story.

I was never a superstar runner, so when I first started to run marathons, I never thought that qualifying for the Boston Marathon was even a possibility for me.  Just getting across the finish line feeling strong and happy was the goal. ...

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Guest Post: Christopher Bergland on Jason Collins

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Over a decade ago, my friend Christopher Bergland and I formed City Coach. I began coaching Christopher in 1989, and he went on to become one of the most accomplished ultra endurance athletes in the world. He won a Triple Ironman three times. He had a top-5 finish at Badwater. He set a world record by running 153.76 miles on a treadmill in 24-hours. And by the way, he’s gay. 

Although he is no longer competing, among ...

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Guest Post: Isang Smith – Run Anyway

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Guest Post: Isang Smith – Run Anyway
I recently sent you a string of messages over the course of a few days that went like this in chronological order:
I’m Going to Run a Marathon!…..I’m Still Going to Run a Marathon…I’m Not Going to Run a Marathon….____BLANK____
That message string will be completed at the end of this e-mail. As you probably all know, Hurricane Sandy devastated the east coast last week. Many of us experienced a halt in our daily routines because transportation, electricity, and supplies were scarce ...
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