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Episode 20 Podcast — Flying Pig Weekend Race Recap (3-Way with Extra Cheese)

In episode 20 of the WALK Magazine Podcast, my friend Deb and I talk about the Skyline Chili 3-Way with Extra Cheese Challenge that was part of the Flying Pig Marathon weekend in early May. The 3-Way Challenge is a … Continue reading

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6 Tips for Walking in the Heat

            Copyright 2017 Photobucket Last week I stepped outside for a speed workout, and it was much hotter than I had expected. During the warm-up mile, I realized I was not acclimated, and made the … Continue reading

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Episode 19 Podcast — Dressing for Walking in the Winter

In this episode of the WALK Magazine Podcast, I talk with Larry Smith about how to dress for walking in winter. Larry is not only a walking visionary (he started an urban walking club in German Village) and a very … Continue reading

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Episode 18 Podcast — Two Halves, One Week — Air Force and Run with the

In Episode 18 of the WALK Magazine Podcast, my friend Deb and I talk about doing two half marathons in one week — again. This year was the 20th anniversary of the Air Force Marathon. Because this is the only … Continue reading

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Independence Day 5K

The Buckeye Striders have started a new race tradition — entering the New Albany Independence Day 5K. It’s one of the few local 5Ks with a walking division. Last year was our first year doing this race as a group … Continue reading

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Episode 17 Podcast — Olympic Hopefuls Melville and Mannozzi

In Episode 17, Miranda Melville and Michael Mannozzi each talk about the road to the Olympic Trials. Links Mentioned in the Podcast: Michael Mannozzi donation page https://www.flipcause.com/secure/cause_pdetails/ODMwOQ== Miranda Melville http://www.mirandaracewalks.com/ USATF Race Walking http://www.usatf.org/Sports/Race-Walking.aspx Dave McGovern, World Class Racewalking https://www.racewalking.org/ … Continue reading

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What Happens After a Few Weeks on Whole30

I started the Whole30 eating plan for a couple of reasons. I have digestion issues and thought it would help me pinpoint the foods that are the cause. I have not been making good food choices for a while, and … Continue reading

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A Cautionary Tale: Pineapple and Smoothies

Recently, a doctor recommended I eat half of a pineapple every day because of the natural anti-inflammatory properties of the fruit. No problem, I thought. I love pineapple. When I actually tried to eat that much pineapple several days in … Continue reading

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4 Convenient Ways to Carry Your Essentials

During training walks and races I need to carry things with me, and that can be difficult when my workout clothes don’t have pockets. Luckily, there are many inventive people who have come up with creative ways to carry essentials. … Continue reading

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Podcast 16 — Bountiful Gifts Walkers Only Half Marathon

June 4 was the inaugural Bountiful Gifts Half Marathon in Massillon, Ohio. This walkers only race also features a 5K and 10K. The night before this year’s race, I had dinner with race director Jackie Prosise and interviewed her for … Continue reading

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