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Insights and wisdom from lifelong runners with a mission to educate and motivate individuals to make small changes each day to live healthier lives and to have fun while doing it.

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Hot Tips for Warm Weather Workouts

Temperatures are heating up! Here are some of our favorite tips for warm weather training: Hydrating well going into the run, taking my shirt off and wearing my favorite brightly…

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How to Be a Faster Runner

Many people ask me how to improve their running form. When most people start a running program or want to go faster, the common thought is to stride out and…

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Coach Conner’s Take on this High School Cross Country Season – Finally Here and Finally in the Fall!

Cross Country is back! I have been lucky enough to get to coach at Sehome High for the past 3 years, and as we head back into a regular, full…

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Hot Tips for Warm Weather Workouts

Temperatures are heating up! Here are some of our favorite tips for warm weather training: Hydrating well going into the run, taking my shirt off and wearing my favorite brightly…

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Celebrating the First Signs of Spring! And Where to Find Them Locally.

So many events that we would normally be looking forward to this time of year are not happening, but thankfully the show still goes on with the first signs of…

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5 Reasons to Love Running Alone (and how to do it safely)

By store staffer Sierra – Some of my very favorite things include traveling to new places, hearing my fiancé, Dillon’s happy voice, giggle-inducing people like Josh Vander Wiele (Happy Birthday!!),…

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Getting Out On Colder, Darker Days & Nights – Staff Tips

Layering during colder weather is a must, so I like to make it fun by dressing in colorful tights, socks, and shoes. It makes running on the darker days so…

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Keepin’ It Flexible

Our world has changed. A lot of us are sitting during Zoom calls and not getting out of the house as much. So, the bottom line is, we are not…

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Lessons Learned: Resilience Amidst Athletic Cancellations

by cross country/track runner and  staffer Kaleb Korta To say my last 12 months has been an interesting ride would be an extreme understatement. I am a life-long Alaskan, born…

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Hot Tips for Hot Weather

by store staff Temps are heating up! Here are some tips from staff about running in warmer weather. Wear loose fitting technical materials, like polyester, for moisture wicking and to…

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Qua-RUN-tine Support Box

Missing your BFF (Best Fitness Friend) during the quarantine? Send them some love and encouragement with our Qua-RUN-tine Support Box! Each box includes a pair of GOODR sunglasses, a FootRubz…

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Take an Active Role in Your Recovery

Coach Christopher Fredlund – “I’m not hurt, what am I recovering from?” “I sat on the couch and watched the Seahawks game, that’s recovery right?” “Is protein all I need…

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How I Fell Back in Love with Running – Going Long

Coach Conner Johnsen – My journey in running started with cross country at Sehome High School. The coaching staff really embraced the ideology of making running a lifetime sport for all…

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