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A Podcast: Dave Schaad’s Quest To Run 1,000 Races

Dave Schaad

If you have ever run a road race in the past dozen or so years in Rhode Island you will have, most likely, heard him grunt if you were at the front of the pack; or,  seen Dave on the podium; or, been supported by Dave as you race to …

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The Finer Points of Dry Needling

Dry Needling, OrthoCore, North Kingstown

Does this sound familiar to you? “There’s that pain again, but I have to go for a run. It only hurts a little bit, so I should be okay.” Then you leave for your run and it starts hurting around the first mile. With each step, you have an inner …

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Wanna Race For Free Every Wednesday? URI Run for Fun

URI Run for Fun, Sponsored by South County YMCA    More than 40 years running!   Every Wednesday from May 31 st thru August 23rd,rain or shine.FREE   1-3-5 miles,starts at 6:30 PM Location URI Mackal/Tootell Athletic Complex. 1 mile warm up starts at 6:30 PM,choice of 3-5 mile courses, …

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Level Renner – a running magazine whose mission is “to stifle the wussification of America!”

Level Renner

This month my photography graces the cover of Level Renner magazine,  additionally,  I have some nice images from the Boston Marathon on the inside. My work sits beside some pretty cool and distinguished company.  Level Renner draws its content from the best runners, writers, and photographers in New England.  If …

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Former World Record Marathon Holder, Steve Jones, To Run Narragansett Bay 1/2 Marathon

geoff smith and steve jones

Away back in the day when I started running competitively in Scotland,  as pretty average  C+ club runner, I ran my fastest times between 1984 and 1987, during that period the best runners in the world were British. Two of running world’s British ‘rock stars’ were Geoff Smith, two-time winner …

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Foolproof Brewing’s Beer Mile IV; and all you want to know about running a beer mile but were afraid to ask!

This Sunday, 4/30/17, Foolproof Brewing Company, located at 241 Grotto Ave, Pawtucket, will host their 4th Beer Mile. The fun kicks off at 12pm Beer Mile World Record The current world record is 4 mins, 34 seconds. Yep, that is correct, 4 beers and 4 consecutive 1/4 miles  – without …

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2017 Boston Marathon Photos

2017 Boston Marathon

150 photos have been posted from the 2017 Boston Marathon, for your enjoyment! 2017 Boston Marathon

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Anchor Down Biannual Forum (One Day Forum For Ultra Runners And Those Interested In Ultras)

success at adu with background

Congratulations to the 200 runners from around the globe who have reserved a spot on the starting line for what is becoming one of the premier ultras of the Northeast. With over 4 months until race day, the 2017 Anchor Down Ultra is now at capacity. We’re proud that this …

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Blackstone Valley 1/2 Marathon and 5K

We would like to welcome, and say thank you, to our newest site sponsor… The Blackstone Valley 1/2 Marathon and 5K, which will be run on April 23rd, 2017. The race starts and finishes on Roosevelt Avenue next to Pawtucket City Hall and meanders out and back alongside  the lovely …

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6th Annual Beat the Chill, Climb the Hill 5K, Narragansett, 4/8/17

Beat The Chill 5K

The 6th annual Beat the Chill, Climb the Hill 5K will start in the back parking lot of Monsignor Clarke school at 11 a.m. on Saturday, April 8th, 2017. Participants will enjoy a downhill start on Mumford Road passing Narragansett Elementary School. Mile 1 is at the intersection of Mumford …

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2017 Edition Of ‘Race-The-State’ Tweaks The Course

 If you would like to take full advantage of Rhode Island’s beautiful coastline, Race-The-State challenges you to: Paddle Board Bike Run …across Rhode Island. In response to  competitor feedback, the race organizers have updated the first three legs of the course as follows: Leg 1: 4.5 mile run from South Shore Beach to Taylors …

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Narragansett Running Association Donate Monies Raised At The 2016 Gansett 1/2 Marathon

gansett 1/2 marathon

As the Narragansett Running Association (NRA) prepares for the  Gansett Half Marathon’s 2017 edition, the very important business of distributing the monies raised for local clubs and associations and the allocation of 4 scholarships, by the 2016 race has begun. The following organizations will receive donations from the 2016 Gansett …

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Guinness Tour De Patrick 5K Series

  The Guinness Tour De Patrick is a 3 part 5K race series in Rhode Island over the month of March where runners and walkers can run/walk and accumulate their times and score in the overall Tour De Patrick in addition to scoring at each individual race. Race #1: IRISH …

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A New Spring Marathon For Rhode Island (Newport)

New Port marathon

Rhode Races and Events  – the folks who organize the Providence Marathon (and 1/2 Marathon and 5K); the Ocean State Rhode Races ( Marathon, Half Marathon, and 5k Race); and a variety of other races have added a new racing event to the Rhode Island race calendar:  Newport Rhode Races …

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