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To purchase the half marathon training plan or not?

Hey all, This is my first post here, though I've been reading through posts trying to glean answers to questions I've had for many months n…

Started by Tim Smith

2 Dec 10, 2014
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Got the fear!

Hi Eric,  I'm part way through the book, looking forward to starting the training. My main issue is the FEAR!  I completed my first half la…

Started by Sharon

8 Dec 5, 2014
Reply by Francis Flynn

Strategic Running Foundation Program Table

Hi Everybody,  I quit smoking 4 months ago and since then i have an enormous urge to run! I bought Eric's book read it all and worked on p…

Started by Augusto Pardo

6 Nov 26, 2014
Reply by Augusto Pardo

Heart Rate Training

Hi Eric When I first start running  my heart  is anything from 180 -200 ( I'm running slowly not out of breath. So I find it difficult to…

Started by Patricia Keene

7 Nov 25, 2014
Reply by Jay Mijares

Training plan - Putting it all together

Hi all, I don't see a whole lot of replies to posts on here, but I'm giving it a shot, anyway! I have a couple of races coming up in the n…

Started by Melissa Lehman

2 Oct 29, 2014
Reply by Melissa Lehman

Strategic Running Foundation App?

A while ago, there was a bit of discussion about ways to encourage the Cool Impossible community and a random thought I had a few days ago…

Started by Ben Brewer

2 Oct 28, 2014
Reply by craigjak

Energy Balls

I find these fantasitic when on a long run, well to be truthful there great anytime and I've been making them for about a year now. In fact…

Started by Robert Burpee

0 Oct 28, 2014

The Great Train Race

I am entering "The Great Train Race" for 2015 where competitors run against a steam train called Puffing Billy running from Belgrave to Eme…

Started by Robert Burpee

0 Oct 27, 2014

Phase 1 Complete. On to Phase 2! Plus a marathon question

I just completed my 20 minute test run to complete phase 1. I will say that I am very impressed by how the program has helped. It is hard t…

Started by Mike Capka

12 Oct 19, 2014
Reply by Mike Capka

muscle cramp after 30 km during a marathon

This year I did run two marathons and had to deal with the same problem after about 30 km. Muscle cramp in such  a way I could only(hardly)…

Started by Albert Posthumus

3 Sep 22, 2014
Reply by Jesper Jonsson



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