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The 26th Ashworth Awards Baystate Marathon and Half Marathon-PR Course with Great Amenities
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The 26th Ashworth Awards Baystate Marathon and Half Marathon-PR Course with Great Amenities: Your best road to Boston; qualify for Boston with one of the best club marathons in the USA. The Ashworth Awards Baystate Marathon and Half Marathon is one of those rare running club events with national class organization and amenities. Club marathons are unique races in New England and the Merrimack Valley, one of the top running hotbeds in the nation. These folks know what it takes to make this race your best chance to qualify for Boston! Run Baystate in Lowell, Massachusetts on October 19, 2014! By Skip Cleaver.
Also: Ashworth Awards Baystate Marathon and Half Marathon Website
 
Easy-to-Make Sports NutritionEasy-to-Make Sports Nutrition
Learn how to make your own sports nutrition products so you can customize them to your tastes and nutritional needs. These recipes will get you started. ACTIVE.com

24 Tips to Avoid Heat Illness24 Tips to Avoid Heat Illness
Running in the summer heat can lead to dangerous side effects like muscle cramping and heat exhaustion. Avoid both with these tricks. ACTIVE.com

Core Workout: 2 Moves in Under 10Core Workout: 2 Moves in Under 10
Improve your running form, boost metabolism, and increase speed with two moves. ACTIVE.com

6 Ways to Avoid Back Pain6 Ways to Avoid Back Pain
If you're a runner with back pain, you might blame the pounding. But did you know the root cause could be your shoes? Find out what new research reveals. ACTIVE.com

Racing During 26.2M TrainingRacing During 26.2M Training
Racing - and how often - during marathon prep has been debated hotly for years. Here's the final word on the controversial topic. ACTIVE.com

4 Track Workouts for Beginners4 Track Workouts for Beginners
Tracks are perfect for learning to run and increasing speed. They can also be intimidating, so learn the ropes first, then try one of these workouts. ACTIVE.com

The Dangers of OverhydrationThe Dangers of Overhydration
Dehydration might get all the attention, but overhydration is just as serious of a threat to your health. Find out how to recognize the symptoms. ACTIVE.com

Best Post-Workout RecoveryBest Post-Workout Recovery
Improvements to fitness happen during the down time between workouts, not while you're exercising. Learn how to capitalize on your rest periods. ACTIVE.com
 
 
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