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Tips on How to Incorporate Mindfulness While Running

Mindfulness is something that can benefit everyone. It’s a great way to ground yourself while shutting out all of the distractions in life. If you’ve never tried it before, mindfulness is just the act of focusing on what is going on both internally and externally at that VERY moment. There’s no looking ahead to the future, or remembering things from the past. It is merely you, there, in the moment. Now, you’re probably wondering what the big deal is about  ...

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Check out the Brian Diemer 5K with Still I Run

Looking for a summer 5K? Why not try out the Brian Diemer 5K on June 10! The wonderful folks that run the race gave Still I Run a handful of $10 off discount codes to share with you! I’m really excited for this opportunity because this is a race I’ve wanted to do for a while! What better way than to run it with you! The 5K course is flat, so the chances of getting a PR is high. It also goes right through Pine Rest’s beautiful campus, which I love. Along the race route,  ...

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How a Running Group Can Be Beneficial (And Where to Find One)

Depression affects a lot of things, but one thing it seems to affect the most is motivation. It’s annoying because how are you supposed to get out and run for your mental health when you don’t feel like it? One possible solution is to join a running group. In 2012, when I was just getting back into the groove of things after being sidelined with depression, I was asked by a group of friends if I wanted to train for a local race with them. I’d never been a part of a running  ...

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Get the Hang of Running Lingo: A Glossary of Terms

Running is such a simple sport to get started in.  All you need is a good pair of shoes, shorts, a t-shirt and you’re out the door.  When it comes to talking the talk though, that’s when a newbie runner can begin to feel out of place.  Well, today we’re going to give you the power to join in on the conversation with your fellow runners without feeling like you can’t contribute!  This is the official Still I Run list of running terms: Aid Station: Some call it a water stop.  These are the  ...

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