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3 Mental Techniques I Use On Race Day When The Going Gets Tough

When you’re racing long distances, inevitably you’ll enter that dark place which many runners refer to as the “pain cave.” In addition to averting a physical collapse, you’re probably battling the siren-esque voice in your head that’s tempting you to slow down, let other runners pass, or even drop out completely. The mental strategies I’m going to share may not, and probably never will, turn off the negative chatter completely. However, I hope they can help you reduce its volume to mere background noise. Here are three techniques that I use...


🎁 12 Running Gifts You Wish Were Real 🎁

Who knows? Maybe some of these products will exist by Christmas 2020! We hope you have as much fun with this list as we had making it! Please share with your runner friends and family over the holidays (or any time of year)! 

1.⠀ Tuck and roll your way to a Strava 👑

On the 1st day of Christmas, my true love gave to meee...

2. We should have called them "BU's!" Oh well, there ain’t no laws when you’re FUELING with Claws! (and Fireball) 🔥🤟

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10 Reasons to Run a Turkey Trot This Year

“10 Reasons to Run a Turkey Trot This Year" 

By: Ruairi Moynihan

Thanksgiving is upon us, which means a smorgasbord of temptation lurks at every holiday function. One of the best ways to combat the extra L-B’s is by running! Whether you’re a beginner or veteran, hate it or love it - there are plenty of Thanksgiving runs to attend right here in Northern Arizona (including several events listed below). However, you may not have considered these other perks that come with participating in a local turkey...