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The Magic of the Berlin Marathon

The city, once devastated by Allied bombs, divided by the Wall, then reunited and reborn as one of the most creative multi-cultural centers of the world. Several innovative music, film and art festivals are held annually as are a host of major international sporting events. There is no other marathon anywhere that has seen so many global records
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Exciting Times in the Half-Marathon

Of course, the half-marathon is attractive to marathon runners because of its ease of recovery and to classic road runners because of its role as a springboard to the full marathon. But the half marathon (at 13.1 miles) is perhaps even more relevant to the 10K (at 6.2 miles) than the marathon (at 26.2 miles).
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Why So Many Marathons are Lost – not Won

 In order to separate and clarify the elements of breakthrough marathon performance, we need to acknowledge some of the most widespread problems. A marathoner's worst nightmare - hitting the wall - might be easily avoidable for runners who adhere to pace and mileage levels that conserve carbohydrates, the body's main source of quick-burn energy and follow a progressive training plan with a wide sweeping impact on V02 max and lactate threshold, key physiological variables that affect endurance running success.
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Winning Ways of Keeping your Cool

The date: Saturday, June 23rd, 2018. The place: the Placer High track in Auburn, California, the finish line of the Western States 100-Mile Endurance Run. It was early evening, and the race course was buzzing with anticipation that the 100-mile record was about to be demolished. When Jim Walmsley rounded the top of the track, a loving crowd roared their appreciation for his marvelous achievement.
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Championship Mindfulness

The 2018 NBA Champion Golden State Warriors have plenty going for them on the court. But it's the players’ off-the-court moves that really set the team apart from past dynasties. Take point guard Stephen Curry, one of the most adored and spectacularly-skilled basketball players on the planet today. His ball-handling,  passing, and three-point shooting abilities are downright otherworldly, routinely leaving spectators in the stands (as well as players on opposing teams) with their jaws dropped. How does he do it?
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