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Marathon Goddess Julie Weiss at the 2014 Purple People Party!

Marathon Goddess Julie Weiss’s 5 Training Tips

The Marathon Goddess, Julie Weiss shares five tips to prevent injuries while training for the ASICS LA Marathon: 1.      To prevent tightness or weakness, stretch or strength train to avoid injuries.  Stretch in 5-second intervals with a second or so release. Continue interval stretches on a tight muscle for about 3-minutes. This seems to create a […]

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Martin, Kevin, & Shalini at the Dodger Suite pre-marathon

Shalini’s 2013 LA Marathon

  I don’t think I will ever forget the many lessons I learned after literally walking into a marathon with NO training. It’s 3 am wake up. Fed the baby and kissed both kids and hubby. It’s really happening. I’ve arrived and I see all the runners. Everyone is there all pumped up. Loud music is playing […]

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Supplements for a 20 mile run on February 4, 2012

Snack Time!

This is my brief evaluation of gus, gels, bars and running food. This will probably not be helpful to anyone but myself seeing as everyone I have discussed this with has wildly different things to say.  Regardless, I am going to tell you my discoveries from my past three months of training. Gu Energy Gel: […]

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That's me!

Arianne Cortes, Team JR286

My story… Completing a marathon has been on my bucket/life to-do list… and I knew that I wanted to do it before I turned 30! Why 2012? Well- our team leader, Martin Fung came into the office and announced that he had signed up for the 2012 LA Marathon. I admired him for signing up and committing […]

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The Running Bug

It has started.  I never thought that running would change me into one of those people, those running people.  In my mind, running has not changed much in my life.  Sure I have to decline friend’s invitations to hang out until the wee hours and instead go to bed early on Fridays, and yes, I […]

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