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Get Fitter Faster with the 80/20 Rule

Words by PEAR Coach, Matt Fitzgerald: As you probably know, the best runners in the world come from Kenya. A scientific analysis of the training methods used by elite Kenyan runners found that they do 80 percent of their running at low intensity (i.e. slow enough to talk comfortably). A separate analysis of American elite. . .

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PEAR Sports Challenge – Official Training System

The Lexus LaceUp Running Series is proud to introduce PEAR Sports as the Official Training System Partner for the races coming to Southern California this fall. Read this blog to learn more about the PEAR Sports Challenge, a social media contest to win a PEAR Heart Monitor and how you can be eligible to go. . .

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What’s your HEAT trick?

By: Michael John Stanley It was 108 degrees Tuesday in Riverside…seriously? As I began to write this, the power went out and a severe thunderstorm came rolling in! Meanwhile, I just kept typing away in the dark as the outside world comes to an end! 🙂 After getting up early all weekend for early morning runs,. . .

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Ventura Marathon 2014 Recap

By Michael John Stanley As a manly deep voice echoed through the loud speaker, “Attention all marathon runners, please report to the starting line, we are 10 minutes from the start. Attention all marathon runners…” I felt flush from a sudden adrenaline surge that tapered into a perfect blend of nervous and excitement. It all. . .

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Michael John Stanley LaceUp Running Series Ambassador

  In high school, Michael John Stanley was a very competitive cross-country runner with a three-mile PR of 15:12. Heading into the state finals his senior year of high school he was ranked fourth in the 3A division. Unfortunately, a motorcycle accident broke his arm prohibiting he and his team from competing in the state finals.. . .

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Palos Verdes Half Marathon Returns

The Palos Verdes Half Marathon, 10k & 5k is now under new management as part of the Lexus LaceUp Running Series.

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The Second Running Boom

According to the 2014 State of the Sport report by Running USA , the United States is experiencing a boom. Not a baby boom, but a RUNNING boom! In fact, the study claims 2013 witnessed more than 19 million running race finishers in the U.S. The U.S. has not seen this level of participation in. . .

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Lexus LaceUp- New Running Race Series Announced

Organizers are excited to announce the new Lexus LaceUp Running Series featuring four premier running races coming to Southern California this Fall 2014 including Ventura (Sun. Nov. 2, 2014), Palos Verdes (Sat., Nov. 15), Riverside and Orange County. All races will feature Half Marathon, 10k and 5k distances for individuals and teams. The experience concludes. . .

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