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Myrtle Beach Marathon a stepping stone to Boston, NYC marathons

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Myrtle Beach Marathon a stepping stone to Boston, NYC marathons

February 19th, 2015 8:57 am by Tony Casey

For those of us training and suffering through the cold weather months in the Tri-Cities - and in other regional running pockets across the country - a mid-February race in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, is exactly what runners need to snag their qualifyin

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A look into my special relationship with pizza

February 26th, 2015 9:17 am by Tony Casey

From age 11 on, I held the position of pizza and calzone cook at another one of my parents' restaurants that sat no more than 30 feet from the main gate of Clinton Correctional Facility in Dannemora, New York.

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As cold persists, check on your neighbors

February 26th, 2015 9:08 am by Sue Guinn Legg

With the latest rounds of snow and cold temperatures shutting down Meals on Wheels deliveries for a second consecutive week, the First Tennessee Human Resource Agency's Nutrition Program is continuing to encourage Northeast Tennessee residents to check on

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Brad Hudson: Volume needed to get the most out of your 26.2

February 12th, 2015 7:50 am by Tony Casey

While his elites are hitting anywhere from 110 to 150 miles a week - out of reach for most non-professional runners - Hudson said this high-volume training allows runners to recover from long, hard workouts and brings running economy efficiency.

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The nicest thing you can do for your best friend

February 5th, 2015 9:29 am by Tony Casey

If I sound like I'm advocating for the Johnson City Dog Park, it's because I am, and there's enough room for more well behaved, extremely loved dogs who like interacting with their peers. And that's just what you'll find at the park. It's safe, sound and

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The long run: Where the marathoners roam

January 29th, 2015 9:39 am by Tony Casey

The long run, in my estimation, is the most important component of any distance runner's training block.

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Exercising discipline on the boat of temptation

January 22nd, 2015 1:16 pm by Tony Casey

For many distance runners, the late winter and early spring months provide a great opportunity to run a marathon. Unfortunately, this is trouble for those who find their vacations in the middle of their marathon training block.

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Running Around: January Beech party, high in the sky

January 15th, 2015 6:50 pm by Tony Casey

When the weatherperson announced, "this is going to be the weekend to go skiing," my wife and I dropped the hats, gloves, goggles and ski pants we were loading into our bags to high-five.

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There's no bloody excuse for not donating - VIDEO

January 8th, 2015 9:14 am by Tony Casey

Though I've always understood what Hitchens was talking about when discussing why moral decisions like donating blood are innate in us, I carried on, trying to keep as much of my blood in my body, where it belongs, for as long as possible.

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Doggone it, some dogs just want to go run

December 31st, 2014 2:44 pm by Tony Casey

Jake had a mighty short stride and a small build, but what he lacked in stature he made up for in gumption.

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Adam Barnard: A champion among us

December 18th, 2014 9:13 am by Tony Casey

Daniel Boone's Adam Barnard is the real deal. He's so much the real deal that I wasn't even upset when he showed up to this weekend's Reindeer Run 5K to, without a doubt, block me from what I figured to be a confidence-building victory at a local 5K.

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