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Marathon Monday should be a campus-wide holiday for ETSU

April 16th, 2015 9:19 am by Tony Casey

Not many universities across the U.S. have the privilege of being able to say that a graduate has a Boston Marathon title next to his or her name, and ETSU should take full advantage of the opportunity.

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Lopez Lomong: Running for the United States - VIDEO

April 9th, 2015 9:14 am by Tony Casey

Shortly after finishing the particularly hilly 3.1-mile course in 16 minutes and 27.7 seconds, the Tully senior was cranking out the easiest, most fluid chin-ups I'd ever seen, one after another, for what seemed to be 15 minutes. He did this until the rec

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I have far too many running medals

April 2nd, 2015 9:12 am by Tony Casey

Let me preface what I'm going to say next with my acknowledgement that completing a foot race of any distance, from 5K to a full marathon and beyond is an accomplishment and deserving of all due credit.

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I don't want to smell or see your butts

March 26th, 2015 9:02 am by Tony Casey

I'm not sure how it came about, but apparently, smokers are under the impression that their cigarettes are completely natural. Paper surrounding the tobacco comes from trees, the tobacco is farmed from the ground just like the filter which - I once was to

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Five Tri-Cities half marathons in eight months is Beastly

March 19th, 2015 10:46 am by Tony Casey

The half marathon is the most popular road racing distance in the United States, and it's no surprise that within the Tri-Cities area there is a series that challenges participants to complete five 13.1-mile races in just eight months.

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Caffeine: Morning-enhancer or performance-enhancing drug?

March 12th, 2015 9:49 am by Tony Casey

I'm not one of these people. I'm not anti-caffeine by any means, but I've never noticed a jolt from drinking coffee, soda, energy drinks or running energy gels. And I've tried on occasional, leaving myself wondering whether I'm broken or my body just does

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Tip Tip props to the late, great Tom Dosser - PHOTOS/VIDEO

March 5th, 2015 9:14 am by Tony Casey

"Lone Oak Trail would not exist except for A.T. Dosser III, who discovered the land, conceived the trail & constructed most of it," reads the welcome sign. A recent trail running experience on Dosser's trail really put things into perspective for me. As I

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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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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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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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