Tag Archives: Building Speed

Training: How Fast Can You Get? The Great Bear Run Makes a Runner Wonder

The Needham Track Club held its 26th Annual Great Bear Run on May 15 to raise money for prostate cancer research. There was a 5-K and shorter runs for the kids. My own race was uneven. I settled into a … Continue reading

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Gear: How to Train for Getting Around Other Runners

Anyone who does organized races knows the pain of being stuck behind the walker, the slow runner, and the person with the jogging stroller. The question is, how do you train to get around them? Not long ago I bought … Continue reading

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Races: Slowing Down

After a good run at CraicFest, I have slowed down, by almost a minute in the following two races. The first race was the JB Blastoff race on March 29. This was the second race in the Race Around Waltham … Continue reading

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