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Why Your Running Journey is Just as Important as Your Goal

The limp started at mile 19. What I practiced became ugly, my stride a parody of itself from just moments before. My left hamstring didn’t care that seven miles remained in the Chicago Marathon. That it never recovered from a strain three weeks prior was now painfully obvious…

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How to Hydrate

It's the end of May, and that means the heat is here to stay. The first few days of the hot season are sure hard to endure. You may find yourself feeling energy-zapped mid-run, unable to hit your paces or even recover in your usual amount of time. With some proactive, proper hydration, …

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Upcoming STL Races | 2018-05-17

The Fleet Feet Sports mission is to provide you with: gear that fits your needs, training that helps you reach your goals, and races that satisfy your competitive spirit. Our "Upcoming STL Races" newsletters inform you of exciting upcoming races and l…

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Introducing the America's Birthday 5K!

Red, white, and boom!  Bust out your patriotic garb and celebrate America's favorite summer holiday at the inaugural America’s Birthday 5K!  This new family-friendly event starts and finishes at the newly renovated Kiener Plaza and it's booming with participant pe…

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Fastpacking 101

Do you love trail running and backpacking but have never thought to combine them? You can. It’s a little-known pursuit called fastpacking. And it means exactly what you’d think it means: moving fast through the wilderness backpacking style with minimal gear. Fastpacking combines …

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The Legacy of Fanny Blankers-Koen

It was 1948. Fanny Blankers-Koen was 30 years old, a mother of two, and pregnant with her third child when she stepped on the track at the London Olympics. But it was not without skepticism. Her critics argued she should stay at home, that running at all while pregnant was dangerous. Plus, s…

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Kick it Up a Notch

Runners are some of the most accepting, generous, kind people you will find. We can also be prone to bouts with pretentiousness—“running” pretentiousness. It's not so much that we're full of ourselves. It's more that we tend to think of a runner's ability or experience base…

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The Best National Parks to Run Through

“Wilderness is not a luxury but a necessity of the human spirit, and as vital to our lives as water and good bread. A civilization which destroys what little remains of the wild, the spare, the original, is cutting itself off from its origins and betraying the principle of civilization…

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Can Social Media Make You a Faster Runners?

Antoine Fitzgerald is like many of us. He doesn’t like running in the heat. He hates sliding around in the snow. On days where the 35-year-old accountant has to make a four-hour round-trip commute from his home in Virginia to his office in Washington D.C., simply finding the motivation…

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Garmin 645 Music

Forerunner® 645 Music STAND OUT FEATURES  Style. Yep, we’re just going to come right out and say it. The Garmin 645 is perhaps the sleekest watch in the GARMIN lineup. One tester even went as far as to call it “elegant,” saying that he would happily wea…

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