RunRunLive Mercury Newsletter Issue Number Four
“We make a living by what we get. We make a life by what we give.”
– Winston Churchill
In this edition…
Hah! Bet you never thought I’d make it through four issues! Enjoy the holidays!
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This week’s topics are:
- Secret #1 of the 10 secrets to running success
- How to write on your race shirt without ruining it
- How to create space in a race
- I want your blood!
- Nature versus Nurture
Stay happy and stay healthy.
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Secret #1 of the 10 secrets to running success
The 10 secrets to successful running:
Secret Number one – Take responsibility for yourself and your own running.
This is the first in a 10 week series where I am going to cover the 10 secrets to successful running. What gives me the Chutzpah to think that I can come up with the definitive list? Nothing – I have no right but that has never stopped me before!
Read more here -> http://www.runrunlive.com/the-10-secrets-one
How to write on your race shirt without ruining it
Hello, my name is Chris…
How to put you name on your shirt without ruining you shirt.
I was reading in that running magazine about race strategy etc. and they talked about writing you name on your shirt. They said you can write with indelible marker, but it ruins the shirt or you can tape it on, but the tape falls off. I have solved both these problems…How?
Read the entire article here http://www.runrunlive.com/hello-my-name-is-chris
How to create space in a race
How to keep from getting tangled at the start
Another thing the race prep article talked about was what to do in the corral and when the race starts and you are in a crowd. But they missed a couple points. If you’re up towards the front and the race is properly designed with a reverse funnel or it’s a smaller race you may find yourself running at race pace while still surrounded by runners. What do you do in this potentially dangerous situation?
Read more here -> http://www.runrunlive.com/creating-space-in-a-race
I want your blood!
Lessons from the BloodMobile
Let me tell you the blood story. I was cleaning my inbox and saw a notice that the Red Cross had the BloodMobile in my office complex. I used to give blood all the time, but it has become harder because it takes so long now. The actual blood giving part is like 10 minutes but the rest of it take an hour and a half. But, I figured I’d do my good deed for the week and go give. I’m glad I did because I learned some lessons…
Read more here -> http://www.runrunlive.com/i-want-your-blood
Nature versus Nurture
Are we really born to run? All of us?
How much of our ability is sewn into our genes and how much is developed in our travels on this earth through effort and experience?
Read more here -> http://www.runrunlive.com/nature-versus-nurture
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I’ll see you out there,