Maine Running Blog


How to eat like a runner - by the numbers!

There is a dizzying amount of dieting and nutrition guidance out there. If you’re watching your weight, training for a race, or just try…

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Five steps to racing right this fall

As diligently as you prepare for race day, it can be very easy to lose confidence and composure as soon as the starting gun fires. Here are so…

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How To Bust Out Of A Rut

When you first start running, it’s a real milestone to reach a comfort zone, where you feel at ease when you’re on the road and ca…

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How To Stay Hydrated - Hydration Help!

All the organs and cells in the body need water to properly function. Water regulates your body temperature and flushes waste products out of …

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Beyond the Finish Line

Even if your training went perfectly and you had the race of your life, after you cross the finish line, it can be very easy to fall into some…

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Race Week Tips for Beach To Beacon runners!

After sacrificing so much time, energy, and sweat to train for your race, the stress in the days before the event can feel overwhelming. It is…

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It's Time for Trails!

With warm weather moving in, and the long days, it’s a great time to take your training off roads. Maine has so many beautiful trails …

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Five Things You Need to Know About Shoe Shopping

Part of the appeal of running is how simple it is and how little gear you need. While clothing made of technical materials that wick-away mois…

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Running Injuries: It's Not What You Think

When runners get hurt, we typically assume it’s due to a list of usual suspects—worn-out shoes, poor form, or running too many mil…

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Runner Profile: Betsy Pelikan

Though her siblings, cousins, in-laws, and immediate family members were runners, for years Betsy Pelikan sat on the sidelines. After all, she…

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