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Top 10 Running Myths

Top 10 Running Myths

(from outsideonline.com)

1. Max Heart Rate Matters

The formula has been used for more than 40 years as a quick and easy way to determine heart rate-based training zones. Since its inception in 1970, however, it’s come under fire for its potential to be wildly inaccurate, leading athletes to seek other ways to determine how hard to push a workout, like calculating lactate threshold-based training zones.

But that hasn’t stopped a new team of researchers from trying to revamp the old heart-rate formula. Dr. Thomas Allison, program director of the sports cardiology clinic at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota, and his colleagues recently analyzed data from 25,000 cardiac stress tests, Continue Reading

Shifting Gears

Shifting Gears

I’m not sure when it happened, but there’s definitely been a paradigm shift in our runs since we started trail running with our dog Scout…

Turkey Trots and Thanksgiving Races

Turkey Trots and Thanksgiving Races

Run Your Turkey Off 5K, Shoreham Turkey Trot (aka Shoreham-Wading River Turkey Trot), Massapequa Turkey Trot,Oyster Bay Turkey Trot, Montauk Turkey Trot, Huntington Turkey Trot, Garden City Turkey Trot, Smiles Save Lives Turkey Trot, Mattituck Turkey Trot, Port Washington Turkey Trot, Bayville Turkey Trot, and Holiday Magic Turkey Trot- Check out the links below for your favorite Thanksgiving Races!

Race Directors-Now is the time to send in your race Info ASAP!

Check out traditional Long Island Turkey Trots and Thanksgiving 5K races!

November

Bayville Chicken Run and Turkey Trot
Blazing Trails 4 Autism, 4 Mile Run
Bridie Goldstein Run for Children
Evelyn Knapp 5k Memorial Run
Gail Gorin Memorial Turkey Trot
Garden City Turkey Trot
Hope for the Warriors
Huntington Thanksgiving Day Run
Massapequa Turkey Trot
Massapequa Park Turkey Trot
Nissequogue Turkey Trot
Oyster Bay Turkey Trot
Port Washington Thanksgiving Day Run
Smiles Turkey Trot
Smithtown Turkey Trot
Special Olympics Rundead 5k
Thanksgiving Day Turkey Trot
World Run Day