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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 speaking about training for a marathon at the 2011 LA Cancer Challenge

Martin Fung: Volunteer in the Spotlight

I started volunteering for the Hirshberg Foundation because Agi asked me to help with the first run event back in 1999 – The adidas Three Stripe Challenge. I showed up early and was assigned to help with registration. Agi came by, took my hand, led me to the tee shirt and pledge prize booth and […]

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