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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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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: Get Fit with Molly Huddle’s Olympic Workout

By: Molly Huddle Courtesy of LaceUp presenting sponsor, Saucony Molly Huddle is a 2012 Olympian and the American record holder for 5,000-meters (14:42.64). So whose training could be better to emulate when trying to lower your 5K personal best? Molly shares her favorite workout, a staple as she prepared for her Olympic performance. On the Track:. . .

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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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How to Choose the Right Running Shoe

Words by: Matt Fitzgerald, Lead PEAR Sports Coach and Pacer. Buying running shoes can be intimidating. Some of the large stores stock dozens of models in a wide range of categories, from “minimalist” to “motion control.” How do you know which shoe is best for you? Fortunately, choosing the right running shoe is a lot. . .

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How to Reach Your Racing Weight

Words by: Matt Fitzgerald, Lead PEAR Sports Coach and Pacer. Each runner has an optimal racing weight. Your optimal racing weight is how much you weigh when you’ve gotten your body fat percentage down to the lowest level that is realistically attainable for you through healthy eating and training habits. Attaining your optimal racing weight. . .

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