Wet Behind the Ears

Wet Behind the Ears

by CJ Hitz July 05, 2017

First of all, let me be one of the first to welcome you to the running community! Your choice to take this huge step (no pun intended) will yield many benefits in your life. If you’ll stick with it and give running a chance, you’re going to eventually find yourself being  ‘bit by the running bug’  as it’s been called. The rewards you’ll reap are not just physical....
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Clean Sport Pledge

Say Nope to Dope!

by CJ Hitz June 21, 2017

Recently, I had the opportunity to attend an event sponsored by Nuun, a company that specializes in hydration for endurance athletes. Making an appearance was Olympian distance runner Kara Goucher, one of the elite athletes Nuun sponsors.

Just last month, Kara found out she would be upgraded from Bronze to Silver in her 2007 World Championship 10,000 meters

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The Importance of Sleep for Runners

The Importance of Sleep for Runners

by CJ Hitz March 29, 2017

Do you have trouble sleeping? Find yourself tossing and turning throughout the night? Do you wake up in the middle of the night only to have difficulty falling back to sleep? There’s just no getting around the importance of sleep for runners.
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Allow Injuries to Make You Better, Not Bitter

Allow Injuries to Make You Better, Not Bitter

by CJ Hitz March 15, 2017

World-renowned mountain runner, Pikes Peak record holder, and frozen custard shop owner, Matt Carpenter, believes ice cream heals injuries.   “When people are happier, their injuries heal faster and I guarantee when you eat frozen custard, you’re happy.”
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Healthy Tips to Navigate the Holidays

Healthy Tips to Navigate the Holidays

by CJ Hitz December 21, 2016

I hope this finds you running well as we move into the winter season! Here are 5 tips to keep you healthy as we enjoy the holiday season...
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What Is Nutrition? And Why is it Important for Endurance Athletes?

What Is Nutrition? And Why is it Important for Endurance Athletes?

by CJ Hitz October 26, 2016

What is nutrition and what impact does it have on your performance? And why is nutrition important for endurance athletes?...
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My Running Is Going Uphill

My Running Is Going Uphill

by CJ Hitz July 06, 2016

I recently had the opportunity to run the famed Mt. Washington Road Race in New Hampshire for the second time in the last three years...
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