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San Diego Holiday Half Marathon sells out

A few additional spots up for grabs.

The first edition of the San Diego Holiday Half Marathon is sold out. However, there will be additional spots up for grabs at Road Runner Sports this Saturday, December 28. The event will take place ...

St. Jude's Give Thanks

How much would you pay to run a family friendly 5K in order to support St. Jude’s Children’s Research Hospital? On Saturday, November 23rd there will be a 5k at De Anza Cove for St. ...

Shamu and you

Walk a mile or four with Shamu?

Everyone's best buddy Shamu, the killer whale, is raising money for The Rady Children's Hospital. The name of the the event is the Shamu and You Walk. I’m not sure how much walking Shamu is ...

Lose the duck feet

When's the last time you thought about your hips and posture?

If we want to improve our running gait to be less prone to injury, where do we start? Posture, posture, posture. If we want to improve our posture where do we start? Hips, hips, hips. ...

The cure

I finally cure plantar fasciitis.

Here we go, I’m about to cure plantar fasciitis. Well, at least help prevent it. There is no agreement as to what causes plantar fasciitis but the only way to fix it is rest. If ...

Pain in the foot: part one

The plantar fascia and you.

Plantar fasciitis. The mere whisper of these words will make a runner tremble. Maybe you think runners are too delicate and fragile. How about Eli Manning? He’s a tough football player. Yes, but he’s a ...

No more knock knees

I took my kids to S10 to have them look at my daughter's stride.

I went back to S10 Fitness but this time I took my kids. My daughter Emma is nine years-old and when she runs her feet kind of swing out to the sides. We could say ...

The end of the elites

Competitor Group announces the end of elite runners in their events.

I wrote about the evolution or deterioration of the Rock 'n' Roll Marathon from a marathon event to a half marathon event with a marathon option. RunBlogRun broke the news on the continued popularization of ...

How's your needle and cotton?

Tai Chi and running could save your running life

I continue to be surprised at the number of runners who haven't heard of Chi Running and of those who have, how few of them do it. Chi Running is a system of running developed ...

National leg day

The debate rages over legs versus chest.

I overheard a conversation at the gym recently. The conversation was about Monday being national leg day. Before long the conversation took a dark turn toward Monday being national chest day. Is Monday national leg ...

All American Hero Run

Not Greatest American Hero?

With all the themed running events, I was so excited when I first saw this one because for a split second I thought this was The Greatest American Hero 10K and 5K. Believe it or ...

S10 has tremendous balls

Balls will save your life, or at least my knee.

I heard that S10 Fitness had a new location so I went down to Rosecrans to check it out during their open gym. Open gym is on Saturdays at noon. I asked David Sten and ...

The End of Summer

The End of Summer Fire Run arrrives

The end of summer. Is it really? Beings how I haven’t even come close to a heat stroke yet it feels as though we’ve had more of a five month spring instead of a summer. ...

Eric Sears Memorial

An event in the memory of a runner

The Eric Sears Memorial 5K is this Saturday at 10:00 am in Carlsbad at Poinsettia Community Park, Carlsbad, California. Eric Sears was a popular member of the Carlsbad High School cross country team. He died ...

No Run and Shoot

Wild Duck 5K sounds like a version of that Winter Olympics thingy where they cross country ski and then shoot stuff. That might be cool to have a cross country run paired with marksmanship. However, ...