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The Boston Marathon: One Year Later

Apr 20, 2014
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A year later, we look back on our experience at the Boston Marathon. We honor, we remember…and we run. We are here, in Boston. One year after the bombing. One year after we came too close for comfort. We are here to cheer on my husband as he runs his third Boston Marathon. And we [...]

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Run Like a Girl: My Favorite Things

Mar 30, 2014
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Getting ready for spring running? Here is a list of some of my favorite running gear, from shoes to skirts. Plus, looking forward to upcoming races. It was a big day for my son (M). Two weekends ago, he ran his first 10k race, with my husband pacing him the whole way. It was a [...]

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Run Like a Girl: How to Choose a Race #runwithdara

Mar 15, 2014
Run Like a Girl: How to Choose a Race #runwithdara | cookincanuck.com

Race season is upon us, and it’s time to set your running goals and choose a race. Here are a few tips to help you do that. In theory, keeping ourselves healthy and in shape should be all the motivation we need to pull ourselves out of bed and lace up the running shoes. But [...]

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Run Like a Girl: Get Faster with Hill Workouts

Mar 9, 2014
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Ramp up your running with these tips for hill workouts! Get stronger and faster with a little extra effort each week. Once again, I am excited to welcome back Cindy BeMent of Kicking It In (running coach extraordinaire). And she’s ready to kick our booties! In my last Run Like a Girl post, I talked [...]

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Run Like a Girl: How to Run Uphill #runwithdara

Feb 23, 2014
Run Like a Girl: How to Run Uphill #runwithdara | cookincanuck.com

Let’s be real…running uphill isn’t easy. But here are some tips and tricks for how to run uphill that will make you a more efficient runner. There is no such thing as an easy uphill run, as least not in my world. However, I have come to appreciate the hills, in a “make me stronger”, [...]

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Run Like a Girl: What to Eat Before a Run

Feb 9, 2014
Run Like a Girl: What to Eat Before a Run | cookincanuck.com

Figuring out what to eat before a run can be confusing. Should you eat a snack or a full meal, and are some options better than others? Here are tips and tricks to help you succeed. “What do you eat before a run?” I feel like I’m opening Pandora’s box by asking this question. It [...]

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Run Like a Girl: Focus on the Process

Jan 26, 2014
Run Like a Girl: Focus on the Process | cookincanuck.com

Whether you’re training to run your first 5k or tenth 50-miler, this motivational post urges you to focus on the process. Let’s do this together! Photo credit: Marathonfoto.com As the next part of my Run Like a Girl challenge (I’m so excited to have so many of you along on the journey), I am beyond [...]

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Run Like a Girl: The Benefits of Running with Others

Jan 19, 2014
Run Like a Girl: The Benefits of Running with Others | cookincanuck.com

Whether you’re a beginner or seasoned runner, there are many benefits to running with others. Plus, check out the tips on finding a running partner. As I talked about last week in Run Like a Girl: How I Started, 2 Blocks At A Time, my first steps towards consistent running and eventually training for my [...]

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Run Like a Girl: How I Started, 2 Blocks At A Time

Jan 12, 2014
Run Like a Girl: Where I Started...2 Block at a Time | cookincanuck.com #runwithdara

When I wrote in my Run Like a Girl Challenge kick-off post (#runwithdara) that I was only able to run two blocks at a time when I first started, I meant it. When I tell people that I have run several half-marathons and one full marathon, they inevitably say, “Oh, I could never do that. [...]

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