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THE GOOD, THE BAD, THE UGLY

Lessons learned from my second 50K (notes to self)….. The Countdown: 3) THE UGLY I should have expected the unexpected (spring snow)….I trained often and I trained hard leading up to the race, but I did not train long or

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Run Faster & Longer By Running Less

The best way to become a better runner is to run….of course. Accumulating lots of miles (volume) will certainly help you become a better athlete. With increased volume there is also an increased potential for injury or burnout.  The experts

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{ DESPORTO COMUNITÁRIO } Frank Cunha III sétimo em ultra-maratona

Frank Cunha III, arquitecto luso-americano nascido em Newark, alcançou, no sábado e domingo passados, o sétimo lugar dos 50 quilómetros da ultra-maratona denominada NJ Trail Series 50K Ultra Race com o tempo de 4 horas, 59 minutos, e 18 segundos,

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My First Time @njtrailseries

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MY FIRST 50K RUN – TAPER PLAN (MARCH 2014)

Taper Plan for My First 50K Run __     SATURDAY         AM – RUN 10 MILES LAST LONG RUN – MODERATE (SPARTA RUNNERS) PM- REST __     SUNDAY AM – RUN 1 MILE EASY / STRETCH PM- REST __    

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Back-to-Back Long Runs

Back-to-Back Long Runs Piggybacking long runs has proven effective for ultrarunners racing 50K and beyond. It mimics ultra race-day fatigue but allows for a night’s recovery between sessions. Do a steady long run one day followed by a fast finish

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