Team Long Run - 5/2/18

Sent on May 2nd, 2018

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Hello friends and allies;

Welcome to the first installment of “Mile Markers”, Team Long Run’s weekly newsletter. We’re already excited at what we can share, and can’t wait to hear what you think.

Mile Markers will not only allow you to stay on top of the latest news from Team Long Run, but will also keep you informed on what you need to know from the world of running. Also, from time to time we’ll share articles that make connections between running, learning, and well-being.

If you get a chance, please stop in and say hi to our new friends at Fleet Feet/ Maine Running in Portland. Soon you’ll be able to support our mission of using running to help kids prepare for a better life by buying branded merchandise at the store, a very generous way they’ve offered to help Team Long Run.

One last thought- if you see a great article that you think would be of interest to the running community, just hit reply and let me know. We’ll work it into an upcoming newsletter (delivered each Wednesday) and give you full credit!

Happy reading, happy running.

~ Chuck Wilcoxen
& The Whole Team Long Run Crew

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News Roundup

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The link between heart rate and effort weakens when they’re having fun.
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From Chuck - I find this clip to be one of the most inspiring videos I have ever seen. It is only a 3-lap race and this young lady falls flat on her face at the start of the last lap... and still wins. Unbelievable!
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If it weren’t for Amanda Gallardo, Steffan Barahona’s road to becoming the first in his family to attend college in the United States might have been much bumpier.
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Back on My Feet, a nonprofit with 12 chapters across the country, believes it can
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If you can run three miles, you can train for 13.1. Really! Half Marathon Training for Beginners.


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Running Tips From The Team

Let's hear what a few team members have to say! Jake Meier: My food choices change based off of the type of run I will be doing, however, they are all pretty similar. Before a big race I am a little (very) nervous, so eating usually isn’t a good idea for me. For my shorter to mid-length runs...
This is one of Chuck's all-time favorite races. Remember to have fun and keep it light this week!
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Team Long Run - 5/2/18