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  • If you're that kind of mother runner—or you want to be that kind of mother runner—then this, the beautiful and versatile Saucony Peregrine 4.
 
 
 
 
 
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#120: Lady Doc: An OB/GYN Gives Advice for Active Moms [Rerun]

[Note: We're hard at work on our third book this summer, so today's podcast has previously aired. Don't worry - we'll be back next week with a new show!]

Sarah and Dimity talk with Dr. Amanda Hurtubise, an OB/GYN in Port Huron, Michigan, who they found through her informed, insightful comments on their Facebook page, about health advice for active moms. This mom of three and beginning-again runner quickly dubs this show about “the fallout of running,” addressing TMI topics like vaginal prolapse, urinary incontinence, and risk of infection from hanging out in sweaty workout wear. The good doctor also talks about running during pregnancy…

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Orange, Lemonade, Tri-Berry, Orange, Lemonade, Tri-Berry: Class, in this  sequence, what flavor Nuun Active comes next?

Four Winners of Nuun

My run last Saturday was a toughie. Fifteen hot solo miles with mile 6 and 10 at race pace, and the rest of run at faster than my usual long-run speed. I intended to dive into more details about this run…but I’m going to ‘fess up that I forgot to fully write this post, so let’s just get to the point of this post!

Here are the four winners, who will each receive two tubes each of Nuun Active, Nuun Energy, and Nuun All Day + a Nuun bottle, along with each winner’s fave flave of Nuun:

Karisa: “Cherry Limeaid for a morning run – my favorite.”

Leilani: “Just recently got into Nuun, thanks to you lovelies…

 
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Martini Fridays: Let’s Focus on the Positive!

Martini Fridays: Let’s Focus on the Positive!

Three weeks into 13.FUN and regular updates on Martini Fridays. In this one, we learn a little about Adrienne’s grocery store background, among other important things.  

Last week marked my first Eminem run of this training cycle. It’s been at least three months since I’ve done 8 miles and, given how lousy my last 6-miler was, my hopes were not high. Perhaps it was simply a result of low expectations, but the Eminem was fine. Kinda good, even.

Which is one of the facts about running that always humbles/gratifies me: things change. A good six miles one day doesn’t mean they’ll be good the next…

 
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Special Thursday Giveaway: A Pair of Saucony Shoes

Dimity and I are spending more time than usual in our running shoes: She’s training for Pikes Peak Ascent, a race that climbs nearly 8,000 vertical feet over the course of 13.3 miles, which means it may well take Dim four+ hours to cover that half-marathon distance. And I’m working with a coach (same one who is training dear Dimity) to run speedy-for-me at Victoria Marathon. This week is already shaping up as a doozy for me, with a 6-miler after hour-long barre class yesterday and a super-challenging 85-minute run today.
Lucky for us, we have a several pairs of our favorite Saucony shoes to rotate through…

 
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Throwback Wednesday: 10 Rules of Running Injuries

Throwback Wednesday: 10 Rules of Running Injuries

As we’re finishing up our third mother runner book, we’re going green this summer and recycling some of our blog posts. This post originally appeared on our site on October 25, 2010

So I’m officially out of the boot–just minutes before my left side permanently shifted an inch downward, I’m certain–but am still in no shape to run. My right foot, the supposedly healed one, is super crampy and tender. Dang it. And my already angry left glutehing (combo of butt, hip and hamstring, of course) is downright pissed from being such a supporting player for over a month. Insert expletive here…

 
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