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There are hundreds of books written about how to run faster, more efficiently or more enjoyably, but a new book covers the 95% of the time when we’re not actively training. “Good to Go: What the Athlete in All of Us Can Learn from the Strange Science of Recovery” explores how—or if—our bodie…

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Doing the same thing over again day after day is more of a Groundhog Day thing than St. Patrick’s Day, but it’s an option for runners and walkers at the Seabrook Lucky Trails races next weekend. With seven races scheduled over three days, there’s a distance and pace for everyone, whether the…

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After a soggy week, runners may be looking for somewhere high and dry for a run tomorrow, and the On the Road for a Reason 5K fits that description. The 5K course takes in a big swath of the NASA Bypass near the Gulf Freeway.

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One of Galveston County’s largest sporting events returns to the island on Sunday, when the Galveston Marathon, Half Marathon and 5K get under way at Stewart Beach.

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Last week’s fatal shootout that left five Houston police officers wounded caused many people, including runners, to ponder how they could support law enforcement in their community. Coincidentally, February brings three nearby races that have the goal of benefiting local police departments.

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As Mardi Gras approaches, a full slate of related running events fills the February race calendar. All the Mardi Gras races feature beads, costumes, enthusiastic crowds and an emphasis on fun as well as speed.

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The 2019 Chevron Houston Marathon is in the record books now, but area runners have another long-distance race right around the corner. The Surfside Beach Marathon is scheduled for next weekend, taking place on February 2.

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Need a good incentive for getting up and going for a run on a chilly morning? How about knowing that a short run would benefit more than 2,000 area athletes with intellectual disabilities who compete in lifelong sports?

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Marathons and related races are unique in the sporting world because they enable average, everyday runners to participate in the same event, at the same time, as the world’s best. You can’t sign up to play baseball in the World Series, but you can run the same race as Mo Farah or Desiree Lin…

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It may be cold and wet outside, but there are places to run where it’s warm and sunny. At this time of year, taking a running vacation begins to seem like a good idea. Not a vacation from running, mind you, but finding a place where the change of scenery and climate makes for revitalized running.

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If you’re worried about Santa’s health (long-distance driving and eating approximately one million cookies aren’t usually signs of a healthy lifestyle), you might be reassured by next weekend’s Santa Hustle Half Marathon and 5K. Seeing Santa pound the pavement will allay your fears that his …

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This weekend brings both the annual return of a county favorite 5K and the introduction of a new one, giving everyone something to run for. The City of Friendswood’s Flapjack 5K gets under way Saturday at 8:20 a.m., just after kicking off with a Kids’ K.

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Just about the time that runners start making their Christmas wish lists, there’s something new that’s vaulted to the top of more than a few letters to Santa. Peloton, the company that re-invented exercise bikes by making them interactive and competitive, has introduced a treadmill that does…

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Next Thursday, running events will be as easy to find as pumpkin pie and sweet potatoes. Every runner and walker interested in a Thanksgiving day event can find a turkey trot nearby, whether they’re staying home or traveling.

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Preventive maintenance is as important for bodies as it is for cars, and just as sometimes it’s best to get a mechanic to look under the hood, it can help to see a pro to maintain your running machine. Personal trainer Laura Tacquard, a certified myofascial foam rolling teacher, is an advoca…