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Long May You Run – Tips for Masters Runners

The reality is that as we get older we start to slow down.  Muscle mass begins to diminish, our v02 max decreases, and we start to slow down.  Nevertheless, there are many masters athletes who continue to perform at a high level well into their 40s.  A perfect example...

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Heart rate training for runners

There are a lot of ways to track our effort running but because of the simplicity  of using pace this is typically what runners use.  Yet heart rate, when used correctly, can be an invaluable tool for runners.   It can help us to pace ourselves properly and can be a...

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Winter Traction

If you are a year round runner and are lucky enough to live in the Colorado mountains, chances are that  you will need some sort of traction during the winter months.  Traction devices allow runners to tackle anything from icy roads to snowy trails during the colder...

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Where your donated shoes go

People often ask were we send all of the donated shoes we receive. Well, the MORE Foundation takes these shoes to Ghana and Honduras and sells them at major metro areas to vendors who in turn create jobs and help improve the quality of life in these cities.  The vast...

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Is Icing Good For You?

Recently there has been a bit of a paradigm shift in how researchers are viewing recovery.  There has been an intense debate about whether or not some of the recovery methods we use actually hinder us in the long run.  Below is an article from Runner's World that...

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Jingle Bell Run Results!

Congrats and a huge thank you to all the finishers of the Jingle Bell Run last week! We had an awesome turnout and some terrific efforts on a snowy, icy course this year. Plus we got a towering pile of shoe donations and raised over $500 for the Glenwood Track Team....

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Jingle Bell 5K Run and Shoe Drive

Independence Run & Hike is putting on our fifth annual 5K Jingle Bell Run and shoe drive! Need an excuse to stuff yourself with holiday turkey on Christmas day? Come torch some calories at this fun, festive 5K on December 22 at 11:00 am! Ugly holiday sweaters,...

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6 YEAR ANNIVERSARY SALE STARTS TODAY!!

  6 YEAR ANNIVERSARY SALE STARTS TODAY at Independence Run and Hike, come on by to get your new Running, Hiking and Casual clothes (all clothing is 20%-75% off!!) and shoes (shoes are mostly 10%-75% off) this is the big sale of the year, don't miss it and end up...

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