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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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Julie & Little Avery Runner

Julie Weiss, Marathon Goddess

Running for Life   On March 2, 2008, I ran my first marathon, the Los Angeles Marathon. Less than 3 years later my father was diagnosed with stage 4 pancreatic cancer. Now I run with a purpose, to fight the good fight against pancreatic cancer. In 2013 I set out to run 52 marathons in […]

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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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Jonathan Running the 2011 LA Cancer Challenge

Jonathan Moerschel

Jonathan Moerschel, Violist, Calder Quartet I came to understand the devastating effects of pancreatic cancer about 9 years ago when I lost my first wife to the disease.  She fought it bravely for four and a half years, but lost the fight in 2003.  Having seen, first-hand, the aggressive nature of pancreatic cancer, I am especially […]

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