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What I've Learned In Almost 50 Years of Running

Stringio

A life-long middle distance runner, I became a half marathoner at age 58. Have I learned anything from almost 50 years of running?

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Portland Turkey Trot Guide

Stringio

Find Turkey Trots happening in and around Portland with the 2018 RunGuides Turkey Trot Guide!

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Why You Should Stop Asking Runners "What Was Your Time?"

Stringio

Why it's not always best to lead with "What was your time?"

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Portland Runs You Might Like - July

Stringio

Learn about a few great Portland area races happening this July!

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Why I Give Out High Fives On My Runs

Stringio

Every time I run I challenge myself to high five someone. Here is the four step breakdown of what happens every time...

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Portland Runs You Might Like - June

Stringio

Looking for a race in or around Portland in June? Here are a few local runs that you might like.

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Portland Runs You Might Like - May

Stringio

Learn about a few great runs happening in and around Portland this May!

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No Excuses Strength Training Workout for Trail Runners

Stringio

Seven quick exercises to help build strength and keep you injury free while out on the trails!

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5 Things I Wish I Knew Before My First Trail Race

Stringio

Five simple things that I wish I knew before jumping into my first trail race.

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Portland Runs You Might Like - April

Stringio

Looking for a race in or around Portland in April? Here are a few local runs that you might like.

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Portland Runs You Might Like - March

Stringio

Learn about a few great runs happening in and around Portland this March!

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Holiday Gift Guide for Runners

Stringio

Find gifts for runners with the RunGuides Holiday Gift Guide. Practical and unique gifts chosen by actual runners!

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Get To Know Your Run Clubs - NoPo Run Club

Stringio

Learn all about the NoPo Run Club! Who they are, where they run, and how you can join them!

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Portland Runs you Might Like - November

Stringio

Learn about a few great runs happening in and around Portland this November!

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Portland Runs You Might Like - October

Stringio

Learn about a few great runs happening around Portland this October!

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Portland Runs You Might Like - September

Stringio

A few early fall road and trail runs in the PDX area that you may want to add to your race calendar.

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Get To Know Your Running Clubs - Bethany Runners Unite

Stringio

Learn about the Bethany Runners Unite running crew. Who they are, where they train, and how you can join them!

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Get To Know Your Running Clubs - HTC Training Team

Stringio

Learn about the Hood To Coast Training team. Who they are, where they train, and how you can join them!

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Get to Know Your Run Clubs - Portland Running Company Race Team

Stringio

Learn about the Portland Running Company race team. Who they are, where they run, and how you can join them!

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Portland Road Race Series Guide

Portland road race series guide

Learn about some of the most popular road race series in and around Portland with our 2017 Portland Road Race Series Guide.

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Portland Trail Race Series Guide

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Let's focus on the excellent trail race series opportunities found in and around Portland. Here's our RunGuides picks for Portland's best Trail Race Series for 2017.

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Running Slowly Will Get You There Faster

Long run

Seven simple ways to get the most out of your long runs.

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Ten Tips For Better Running

Running tips

Ten simple tips to help you run better!

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How To Run a Faster 10k

Run a faster 10k

A few tips to help you set a new 10k personal best!

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How To Run a Faster 5k

Run a faster 5k

Want to set a PB on your next 5k? We've got a list of tips to help you out!

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