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May 2014

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Spring Distance Heptathalon

May 23, 2014

This last month of racing has been a fun and successful stretch… after the 10 miler I stepped it down for a couple competitive efforts in road miles. The short races set me up well for my fastest season opener and 3rd place in the steeplechase (9:42) at Payton Jordan. After the steeple, I ran the Bay to Breakers 12k, placing a close 2nd, a strong race for me but one I would have loved to win in front of…

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Baby Steps and a Lesson from Bob

May 21, 2014

By, Ryan Hall This clip, http://youtu.be/p3JPa2mvSQ4, basically sums up the last season of training for me, and yes Bob, baby steps really do work.  Less than 5 months ago I wasn’t able to run at all, and then was able to run but still with some pain.  It took a lot of baby steps throughout the winter, a hefty dose of patience and a big shot to the ego some days when looking at the watch, but eventually getting fit enough to…

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