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How to stay on track over the holidays with LaceUp

By Mira Reverente — Get movin’ with Mira Reverente, LaceUp’s blogger. Ventura-based Reverente is an enthusiastic runner having completed 20 marathons and ultra-marathons. She will be blogging once a month through December, bringing you stories of inspiring runners, insider info about the series, running humor, tips, news—you name it. Tune in.   Yay! The holidays are here. [Groan. Sigh.. . .

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Tips on How to Run your Best Race Yet

With the scenic and challenging Palos Verdes race coming up this week and the Riverside run happening on Dec. 4, here are a few tips so you are in top form come race morning. Being a strong and balanced runner is a keystone to achieving your personal best and having a great time in the. . .

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What Should You Do After Your Race?

Words by: Matt Fitzgerald, Sports Coach If you’re reading this, it’s probably because you are training for one or more events in the Lexus LaceUp Running Series. If so, your mind is focused on getting ready for the big day. But it’s not too early to start thinking about what to do after your race.. . .

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7 Tips for the Day Before the Big Race

Words by: Matt Fitzgerald, acclaimed author, world-class running and triathlon coach and sports nutritionist The last 24 hours before a running race can be a time of anxiety and uncertainty. Use these tips to stay worry-free and set yourself up for a great experience.  Do a short workout. A short workout is better than none. . .

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Staying Motivated on the Treadmill

Training on the treadmill or trainer can be mentally tough. The scenery never changes, and your cadence can feel weird or unnatural. Many people prefer training outside, but when circumstances force you inside, use these tips from athletes in the nuun’iverse to stay motivated. Focus on something entertaining. A TV show, a movie, a rocking playlist…. . .

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Sweet Potato Bites: Recover with These Post-Run Meals

Words: Allie Fisher Allie Fisher is an Orange County-based runner who loves the half marathon and 10K distance. When she’s not running, she’s sharing her healthy recipes and restaurant reviews on her food blog, Sweet Potato Bites. In my last fit fuel post, I shared some of the best foods to eat before a run, but. . .

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5 Ways to Turn Injury into Advantage

nuun active hydration is an electrolyte enhanced drink tablet designed for an on-the-go lifestyle. Packed with electrolytes, light flavor, and no sugars or carbs, nuun is the perfect sports drink for any of the activities you do.. nuun will be the hydration of choice for all four LaceUp races this fall. We will be featuring nuun’s. . .

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Sweet Potato Bites: Stay Strong With These Pre-Race Meals

Words: Allie Fisher   Allie Fisher is an Orange County-based runner who loves the half marathon and 10K distance. When she’s not running, she’s sharing her healthy recipes and restaurant reviews on her food blog, Sweet Potato Bites. It’s Friday night. Instead of going out for happy hour, you are staring blankly into your fridge trying to. . .

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Saucony Joins as Presenting Sponsor

Saucony Joins as Presenting Sponsor of the Lexus LaceUp Running Series Free Training Runs Hosted by Saucony Prior to Each Race   LaceUp Running Series event organizers are proud to introduce the high performance running shoe company, Saucony, as the new series’ presenting sponsor. This partnership is a testament to the continued growth and commitment. . .

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The Runner’s Diet

Words by: Matt Fitzgerald, Lead PEAR Sports Coach and Pacer. As a runner, you might wonder whether you need to eat differently than nonrunners. Is there a special diet that is best for people who train for events like the Lexus LaceUp Running Series? The answer is yes and no. The basic rules of healthy. . .

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