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5 Tips for Running Hills

So, you might have heard a little rumor about the Lexus LaceUp Palos Verdes course… It’s GORGEOUS. Yes. But in order to enjoy all the beautiful views on the Half Marathon, 10K or 5K course, you’re going to have to face some hills. Noooo! The good news is that I’ve put together some tips to. . .

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Palos Verdes Saucony Hill Challenge

A Race Within a Race!   NEW! Adding to the challenge of the hilly Palos Verdes course, LaceUp is adding a race within the race, giving runners a chance to compete for the fastest time on the half marathon course’s most difficult climb. Win $500, a new pair of Saucony shoes, and the title of King. . .

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13 Reasons To LaceUp This Season

13 Reasons to LaceUp this season 1) Free food truck brunch and Sierra Nevada beer toast* 2) The huge LaceUp Challenge Medal 3) Four locally inspired medal designs 4) Aid stations stocked with Nuun and Honey Stinger product 5) Amazing multi-race discounts 6) The new Orange County Healthy Happy Hour season kick off party 7). . .

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How Physical Activity Lowers Your Risk for Diabetes

The Lexus LaceUp Running Series is excited to announce the Orange County Walk for a Cause with proceeds going to the American Diabetes Association. The Southern California running series is hosting a 5K walk on Saturday, Sept. 9, 2017 in Irvine, CA. The walk is a part of the Orange County Team Relay event, one. . .

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Lexus LaceUp Adds New Healthy Happy Hour to 2017 Season

The Lexus LaceUp Running Series presented by Saucony is excited to announce the addition of the new Healthy Happy Hour which will kick off the 2017 fall running seasonSept. 8. The event is free and open to the public. Runners and fitness buffs of all types are invited to mingle with like-minded people in the. . .

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How to stay on track over the holidays with LaceUp

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.   Yay! The holidays are here. [Groan. Sigh.. . .

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Tips on How to Run your Best Race Yet

With the scenic and challenging Palos Verdes race coming up this week and the Riverside run happening on Dec. 4, here are a few tips so you are in top form come race morning. Being a strong and balanced runner is a keystone to achieving your personal best and having a great time in the. . .

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What Should You Do After Your Race?

Words by: Matt Fitzgerald, Sports Coach If you’re reading this, it’s probably because you are training for one or more events in the Lexus LaceUp Running Series. If so, your mind is focused on getting ready for the big day. But it’s not too early to start thinking about what to do after your race.. . .

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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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5 Ways to Turn Injury into Advantage

nuun active hydration is an electrolyte enhanced drink tablet designed for an on-the-go lifestyle. Packed with electrolytes, light flavor, and no sugars or carbs, nuun is the perfect sports drink for any of the activities you do.. nuun will be the hydration of choice for all four LaceUp races this fall. We will be featuring nuun’s. . .

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