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Competitive runners like to set personal bests, if not win races.  Many factors impact how well you can run. Some factors are out of your control, such as heat, humidity, wind, altitude, water conditions, as well as the time of the event, amount of time between events, and perhaps jet lag.

Cold Weather Running

Avoid running on the roads in snowy conditions. Drivers have a decreased ability to maneuver and stop.

As an educator for nearly forty years, I’ve always tried to be fair. That means being consistent in judgment and making sure all involved have the same opportunity to offer their thoughts. It often starts with sharing both sides of a particular issue or event – current or historic. Sharing thoughts on who might benefit under a given scenario, and who might be negatively impacted.

1) BAREFOOT RUNNING

Kenyan runners don’t run barefoot, nor do they want to run barefoot, nor do they think running barefoot makes them faster runners.

As you may recall from nursery songs, Mares eat oats and Does eat oats—and so do many runners. (The song is actually Mairzy Doats.) Questions arise about oatmeal:


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