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Racecation Guilty Pleasures

BlogBy: Posted: August 12th, 2018

Whether it’s rich velvety chocolate, crisp chilled wine, or silky smooth bourbon – combine your favorite guilty pleasure with running, throw in a friend or two, and you got yourself a racecation! So set work aside and treat yourself – here are our suggestions for the best races to get your indulgence on. Shutterstock / […]

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My First Triathlon: The Lake Placid Ironman

BlogBy: Posted: August 5th, 2017

Like many marathoners, after running for several years I was looking for a new challenge. So without knowing how to properly swim, owning a bike, or encompassing rational decision-making skills, I decided to register for my first triathlon – the 2017 Lake Placid Ironman. PRE-RACE TRAINING A 2.4-mile swim, 112-mile bike ride, and 26.2-mile run […]

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5 Racecations Serving Up Post-Race Local Cuisine

BlogBy: Posted: December 29th, 2016
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One of the best parts of a racecation is checking out the local culture – especially the food. And let’s be real – we ALL like to reward ourselves with a little post-race food indulgence. Here are 5 races serving up some local finish line cuisines: 1. Baltimore Running Festival – Maryland Crab Soup Shutterstock […]

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Runner Wall: Brittany Haynes

Blog, Runner WallBy: Posted: July 25th, 2016

  BRITTANY HAYNES Marathoner, NYRR Runner,  and Proud Dog Mom. Age: 28 City: New York, NY Dream Racecation: Marato Barcelona (Spain) DESCRIBE YOURSELF AS A RUNNER. I’ve always enjoyed running for fitness, but in the past couple years have become more competitive. In 2015, I joined the NYRR club team Dashing Whippets.  NYRR does an amazing job […]

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Bridges, Races and Views – Oh my!

BlogBy: Posted: July 12th, 2016
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Some of the most amazing views of crystal blue waters and fascinating cityscapes come while atop a bridge. And while most only get to drive over, we runners get a unique opportunity to appreciate the scenery and elegant architecture up close and personal – here are (7) bridges worth running over: 1. BIXBY CREEK BRIDGE […]

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Runner Wall: Tracy Oelschlaeger

Blog, Runner WallBy: Posted: June 30th, 2016
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Tracy Oelschlaeger “My body is stronger than I thought” Age: 29 City: Rockville MD Dream Racecation: Disney Wine and Dine Half DESCRIBE YOURSELF AS A RUNNER. I would describe myself as a recreational runner. I like to push myself and break personal records, but my primary goal is to stay fit and have fun. WHY […]

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19 National Park Racecations

BlogBy: Posted: June 14th, 2016
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The National Park Service is a government organization responsible for the preservation, protection, and promotion of some of America’s most beautiful and rare landscapes, environments and habitats. And on August 25, 2016, it will celebrate its 100th birthday! To honor this milestone, we’ve outlined 19 of the best and most exciting parks for you to […]

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6 Racecation Destinations for History Buffs

BlogBy: Posted: May 4th, 2016
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Though the concept of running while on vacation may not win the popular vote, “We the People” know racecations are a front-runner for future generations of active vacationers. And for those who like to throw a little history into the mix, we’ve outlined (6) racecation destinations that work the body AND the mind. 1. BOSTON, […]

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Bienvenido a Miami

BlogBy: Posted: January 19th, 2016
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Photo: Shutterstock/Alexander Demyanenko A post for runners who know how to turn up the heat – turn your Miami race into a racecation. Welcome to Miami Leave your boots and coats at home and escape to southern Florida for a hot and spicy Miami racecation. With its beautiful sandy beaches, warm blue waters and calming […]

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The Charming City of Charleston

BlogBy: Posted: December 8th, 2015
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A post for runners who know how to have some well-behaved fun and maybe even learn a little – turn your Charleston race into a racecation. Try the Charleston Marathon in January with full, half, 5K and kid’s race distances. Don’t break the bank – get the hook-up with Goodie Bag offers like a ropes course, distilleries […]

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