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Taking a break can be the best thing for your running

I finally got myself out the door this morning, after a long trip, and am reassessing my current running objectives with ‘fresh eyes’. After a two-day journey (via train, planes and automobiles!), followed by five days of hiking mountains in Colorado, two more days of driving, three days of a family gathering in Yellowstone, then four long days in the car, I arrived home thoroughly exhausted. It took three more days to recover and get back to my more typical energy levels, unpack and get things back in order, and catch up on my sleep. So, today, I finally got back out the door. It was simply a mild 2-mile walk, just enough to get my body moving again and loosen up my joints. Continue reading

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