Tag: races

Tips To Get Toddlers Interested In Running

As runners we naturally want the extensions of ourselves to be passionate about the activity we love so much. We want our children to live happy and healthy lives, and know what a positive impact running has on ours. It’s a gift that keeps on giving, and we want to share that. But how young

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Healthy Kids Running Series Is A Great Way To Create Tiny Runners

On a warm spring morning families gathered on the freshly cut grass that soon filled up with a sea of white jerseys. The multi-color flags that lined down the field perpendicular blew in the wind, as little ones flew on by down the designated path it created. They were getting there practice in, overly excited

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Main Street Donut Chase 5k Race Review: Who Wouldn’t Run For Donuts?

I run for donuts. And so did many others at this year’s Main Street Donut Chase 5k and 1 Miler. Held on Sunday, March 24 in Wall, New Jersey, participants held their eyes on the prize—a really awesome medal and delicious donut at the finish line. The race was organized by the same people behind

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Cupid’s Chase 5k Race Review: Fall In Love With This Fun 5k

In the market for a 5k in February? Those who love to race need to keep the Cupid’s Chase 5k on their radar. From the heart-shaped finisher’s medal to the festively fit way to celebrate Valentine’s Day, it’s easy to fall in love with this fun 5k. Organized by Community Options, Inc. this race is

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Miles With Moms 5k Race Recap

As a mom, we are already always on-the-go. And now that my son is getting older, I am constantly chasing after him. But that doesn’t mean that I stopped chasing my own dreams as well—especially when it comes to running. I absolutely love my role as mama, but I also identify as a runner. Sometimes

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Run the Hook 10k Race Recap

It can go unsaid that lately I’ve been hooked on running. After recently completing the NJ Half Marathon, I continue on my race streak which has helped me stick with running and stay dedicated to reaching my goals. The trick to fill the void runners often feel after completing major running goal like my half.

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Sparta Rev It Up 10k Race Recap

This weekend was all about running, having not one, but two races planned. First up was the Rev up Up! 5k/10k located in Sparta, New Jersey. I adjusted my half marathon training plan accordingly so that I wouldn’t be missing my mileage by swapping out this week and the week before, which recommended running a

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The Best Mother’s Day Races In New Jersey

Racing and having babies have one thing in common: once you do it, you know you can do anything. But completing races as a mom completely changes post-baby. As a mom, not only are you working on your health and fitness for yourself, but you are to be the best version of yourself for your

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How A Virtual Race Can Help Your Training

Virtual races are like the ugly step-sister in running. Some runners don’t acknowledge them as even races to be praised for. Others are all about giving them a chance, and enjoy them just as much as any other race. But love them or hate them, virtual races can benefit training for “real” events in major

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