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Saturday Stories

It’s time once again for Saturday Stories, a collection of some of my favourite articles and blog posts from the past week although since I was in Philadelphia last Saturday this edition will include stories from the past two weeks.

As always, if you came across anything you feel is worthy of mention here feel free to post a link below.

Here are this week’s stories:

Need more evidence of the benefits of running? How about this?

How’s this for a good news story, Runners Save Woman in Sinking Car. 

Ever wonder what it takes to get through an ultramarathon? Here’s a movie about the Western States 100 mile. 

Here’s an interesting study, Ginger as an Alternative to Aspirin and Ibuprofen?

Here is a good article about peanut butter.

You have no doubt seen media reports about recent deaths in marathons. Here’s an article that puts the issue into perspective. 

Finally, the next #runchat will take place on Twitter tomorrow night.

Saturday Stories

It is time for Saturday Stories, a collection of some of my favourite blog posts and articles from the past week. As always, if you came across anything this past week you feel is worthy of mention feel free to post a link below.

Here are this week’s stories…

Here are a couple of good articles describing the emotions one goes through during a marathon, one from the Globe and Mail and one from the National Post.

Do you get the blues after a marathon?

With recent reports of runners dying during marathons and half-marathons I thought this was a good article to put everything in perspective.

Here is an inspiring story about a high school student who runs cross country with the help of her guide dog.

Whether you are running New York or not this video looking at the behind the scenes preparations for the race is cool.

Are you looking to drop minutes from your pace?

These lessons learned could help you prepare for your next marathon.

Finally, the next #runchat will take place on Twitter tomorrow night.