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On the Run with Matt McGowan

on 01 April 2019.

RUNOHIO was introduced at the 1988 Columbus Marathon Expo and was first printed March 1989. My brother Jeff and my mom, Jean McGowan, assisted with the start of the publication.

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The 14th Annual Granville Bryn Du Summer Cross County Series

on 31 March 2019.

Run around the Bryn Du Great Field and Mansion in these fun summer evening cross-country runs.  Whether you run the Bryn Du Summer Country events as a serious race, a training run or a fun run – Mark your calendar for these fun filled events held in Granville this summer.

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Keeping Track

Written by Rod O’Donnell on 26 March 2019.

The Aspen Institute, an international, non-profit think tank, with headquarters in Washington, D.C., recently released the Healthy Sport Index. The purpose of the study was to rank high school sports for both genders, based on three areas:

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Too Perfect?

Written by Richard Ferguson, Ph.D. on 26 March 2019.

Society subtly places may unwritten expectations on people. Being perfect in numerous aspects of life is often communicated in popular media, through social media and product advertising. You have to look a certain way, live a certain lifestyle, drive a certain car and even be involved in a certain exercise routine. Each and every day the bombardment of being just right and perfect infiltrates the mind and therefore your belief system.

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Athletes Kitchen - Fueling Tips for Early Morning Runners

Written by Nancy Clark, MS RD CSSD on 26 March 2019.

Runners commonly train early in the morning in order to get to work or classes on time. Parents may get up at 5:00, to fit in their run before the kids get up. Many of these runners report eating nothing before their exercise session. My stomach isn't awake. ... It's too early to even think about food. ... I get reflux if I eat. But other runners report they have better workouts when they eat something simple like an energy bar. The question arises:  What's the best way to fuel for early morning runs?

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Image gallery: 2019 Arnold 5K Pump and Run

on 04 March 2019.

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2019 Arnold 5K Pump and Run

Written by Matt McGowan on 04 March 2019.

The 19th annual Arnold 5K Pump and Run was one of the nearly 80 events held during the 31st annual Arnold Sports Festival, which is billed as "The Largest Fitness Expo in the World".  Arnold Schwarzenegger was on hand again this year to start the race. Governor Schwarzenegger said the "The Pump and Run is a true test of one's fitness as it combines both strength and endurance."

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Now We’re Stressed Out!

Written by Richard Ferguson, Ph.D. on 04 March 2019.

Running is supposed to be an enjoyable activity. That’s why you’ve been running for so many years. Then why doesn’t running seem to be as fun now as it used to be? Some days it’s almost as if running is just another stressor to be dealt with.

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Keeping Track

Written by Ron O'Donnell on 04 March 2019.

Long before the season begins, coaches set goals for their teams and athletes. Two important parts of the individual collaboration are: 1) Are the goals realistic? 2) Is the athlete willing to do what is necessary to attain them?

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FUELING YOUNG RUNNERS

on 27 February 2019.

Veteran coaches offer tips for parents on making good choices in the grocery store, in planning meals, and in monitoring what their young runners eat to ensure they have the fuel to perform well, to be healthy, to be fit.

This is something worth copying and passing out at your preseason parents' meeting or include in the runners' team handbook!

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Mansfield Area Y Run Club - A Group of People High on Life

Written by Bob Schroer on 22 February 2019.

A group of friends wanting to run together (Renee, Amy, John, Rob, Karen and Steve) , started a run on Tuesday evenings during the early months of 2002 meeting at the local YMCA. The course was rolled for distance by Steve who was coaching a cross country team.  This route is still followed today. I joined them in May as the first non-runner and received good coaching and encouragement.

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