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The 55th Annual Yankee Homecoming Ten Miler and 5K—Fun, History and Tradition
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The 55th Annual Yankee Homecoming Ten Miler and 5K—Fun, History and Tradition: Yankee Homecoming races will run for the 55th time in historic, bucolic Newburyport, Massachusetts, July 29, 2014. They have built one of the longest and best road race traditions in the USA. Newburyport provides a beautiful, historic harbor side course on the North Shore of Massachusetts. Choose either the 10-miler or 5K and join about 3,000 other runners on an evening trek through welcoming Newburyport. By Skip Cleaver.
Also: Yankee Homecoming Event Website
 
2014 Spring Shoe Guide2014 Spring Shoe Guide
Whether you're hitting the road or the trails, find the right shoes for your terrain and training needs. The Active Gear Scout put dozens of the latest shoes to the test. ACTIVE.com

What to Expect at Your First RaceWhat to Expect at Your First Race
Anxious for your first event? Take a peek at what race day looks like with this insider guide. ACTIVE.com

The Key to a PR: Negative SplitsThe Key to a PR: Negative Splits
If you're on the hunt for a 5K or 10K PR, aim to run the second half of the race faster than the first half. Here's how to do it. ACTIVE.com

How to Cure Calf and Achilles PainHow to Cure Calf and Achilles Pain
Learn how the calves and Achilles tendon contribute to your running stride; it'll teach you why these seven exercises can ease pain in these areas. ACTIVE.com

Beginner's Guide to Trail RunningBeginner's Guide to Trail Running
Most newbies are intimidated by trails; they picture technical terrain, or are afraid of injuries. Squash your fears with this beginner-friendly guide to trail running. ACTIVE.com

The Fourth Annual Mad Marathon, Half Marathon and Relay--a Running Adventure on Vermont’s Beautiful Country RoadsThe Fourth Annual Mad Marathon, Half Marathon and Relay--a Running Adventure on Vermont’s Beautiful Country Roads
One of the most gorgeous race courses anywhere, running in the heart of Vermont, the village of Waitsfield. It shows the Green Mountain State at its best. Past participants rave about the events, an epic journey through the essence of beautiful Vermont with covered bridges, farms, mountains, and the Mad River Valley. And the race is only part of the fun!
Also: Mad Marathon Website
Also: Mad Marathon Event Registration

30-Day Core Challenge30-Day Core Challenge
Every runner needs a strong core to prevent injury and run more efficiently. Take a month to build a powerful midsection; you won't regret it. ACTIVE.com

How to Prevent Runner's KneeHow to Prevent Runner's Knee
Knee pain is often caused by muscular imbalance, poor form and increased mileage. The problem: You often don't know you have these issues until you experience pain. ACTIVE.com
 
 
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