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The 10 Best 5k Races in Texas [2019 Edition]

​The popularity of running 5k races all over Texas, whether in Dallas or Austin or other towns, is proof-positive that running is growing as a nationwide hobby.Every runner laces up their sneakers for different reasons. Some people are running races in Texas to get healthy or improve their self-confidence.Others are running a 5k race in […]

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Best Thanksgiving Turkey Trots and Races [2019 Edition]

Best Thanksgiving Turkey Trots and RacesBefore you cozy up to the supper table for your annual Thanksgiving indulgences, consider taking part in one of the fastest growing US trends – Turkey Trots!  These Thanksgiving Day races range from fun to fierce, short to long, and can surely be found in any city you’ll be visiting this […]

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Fitbit vs Polar – Examining the Differences

Fitbit vs Polar – Examining the DifferenceBeing on the go from running can make it difficult for athletes to monitor their stats. Activity trackers are professional devices which can fulfill this job, making sure athletes are on the right track during their running, cycling, and sometimes swimming.Activity trackers come in all shapes and sizes, so […]

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Brooks vs Nike – [In-Depth Comparison]

Brooks vs Nike – [In-Depth Comparison]Running requires very little in the way of equipment when compared to other popular sports. Essentially, you just need shoes and a space to run.Obviously, there is a market for running-specific gear, like shoes, apparel, supplements, and accessories. For most runners, shoes will be their biggest investment. If you go into […]

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Running without Socks – A Good or Bad Idea?

Running Without Socks – A Good or Bad Idea?This is something that frequently comes up at finish lines, gyms, and online forums. Is it comfortable to run without socks? Is it safe? Does it cause problems? In general, is it a good or bad idea?We break down the reasons why someone may want to go running […]

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41 Really Funny Running Jokes, Memes & Observations

41 Really Funny Running Jokes, Memes & ObservationsJokes and Memes about running can keep the dedicated and even amateur athlete going despite the sweat, pain, blood, tears, and more sweat.Just because someone is grimacing from the strain doesn’t mean they can’t enjoy a hearty laugh at a funny quip, although it might be a better […]

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