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7 Exercises for Training Outside

Our friends at nuun have lots of advice for runners! As you train and stay fit for the final two LaceUp races, give these exercises a try. Courtesy of nuun Strength workouts are an important component of any training program. They can make you faster, help prevent injury, and the change in routine will help keep your. . .

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Palos Verdes: One of the Country’s Oldest Races

Did you know that the Palos Verdes Marathon was the country’s second-oldest continuously run marathon? Our latest blog post looks at the history of the race, which is now part of the LaceUp Running Series.  What began as a picturesque marathon in the 1960s, has earned a reputation throughout the running community as one of. . .

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2015 Ventura Recap & Results

VENTURA, CALIFORNIA- The Ventura race started off on a chilly fall morning with a spectacular sunrise. Several hundred runners came out ready to lace up and run one of their fastest half marathon, 10k or 5k races. The course views were stunning with ocean views of surfers off in the distance. Spectators and volunteers shouted. . .

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Get Movin’ with Mira: Get to Know Back on My Feet

By Mira Reverente Get movin’ with Mira Reverente, LaceUp’s blogger. Ventura-based Reverente is an enthusiastic runner having completed 20 marathons and ultra-marathons. She will be blogging once a month through December, bringing you stories of inspiring runners, insider info about the series, running humor, tips, news—you name it. Tune in.  If you participate in your community, have kids. . .

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2015 Irvine Race Recap & Results

IRVINE, California — About 1,000 racers met in Mike Ward Community Park on Saturday to take part in the Lexus LaceUp Running Series presented by Saucony. The first event of a four-part series in Southern California included a 10k and 5k. The weather finally cooled after a heat wave hit the area just in time for the. . .

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7 Tips for the Day Before the Big Race

Words by: Matt Fitzgerald, acclaimed author, world-class running and triathlon coach and sports nutritionist The last 24 hours before a running race can be a time of anxiety and uncertainty. Use these tips to stay worry-free and set yourself up for a great experience.  Do a short workout. A short workout is better than none. . .

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