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The Sunday Read: Living the dream – and more

Do more of what you love: running Megan Stewart, 51, is broke but happy. The New Zealand woman entered the Four Deserts (http://www.4deserts.com/) race series, running the four ultra-marathons over the same number of years. Most recently she returned from … Continue reading

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Marathon monster: Adidas Boost

The shoe: Adidas Boost The official description: “You put a lot of energy into your run and…the Energy Boost gives some of it back.” Thousands of “energy capsules are melted together into one midsole that will change your run forever,” … Continue reading

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Training like Hunter S. Thompson

I’m training, but not with any specific goal – and that’s probably an ass-backward way to go about it. ┬áPeople keep asking if I’m training for a full, and I keep saying I’m not committed yet. And that’s the truth: … Continue reading

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The Tuesday Kick: She blinded me with science!

The shoe Newton Gravity The official description Newton says their 8.4 ounce performance trainer is designed to encourage a natural run, “with greater efficiency and less overuse injuries. ” ┬áThe Gravity is supposed to offer “a fast flexible ride with … Continue reading

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The Tuesday Kick: Is that a Fastwitch or just a nervous tic?

The shoe Saucony Fastwitch 4 2010 The official description Running Times magazine called the Saucony Fastwitch 4 2010 “a sublime marathon shoe.” They praised its cushioning and midstance support, liked its “amazingly flexible and energetic forefoot,” and called the shoe … Continue reading

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Ottawa Race Weekend

Ottawa: our nation’s capital. Home to the federal seat of power, some of our largest and most important cultural institutions, and to Ottawa Race Weekend. A handful of spring marathons are available for the running in Eastern Canada – Halifax’s … Continue reading

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The first Sunday Read

Welcome to what I hope will become a regular feature of Sub-three: The Sunday Read, a weekly collection of running news-related links you can enjoy over coffee (after your long run, of course). Perhaps the most infamous story this week: … Continue reading

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