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Pine to Palm 100 Mile Endurance Run Buckle 2014 – Run It Fast

Pine to Palm 100 Mile Endurance Run Buckle (2014)

Here is the finisher’s buckle from the Pine to Palm 100 Mile Endurance Run that took place on September 13-14, 2014 Ashland, Oregon. Congrats to RIF members Jobie Williams and Scott Bell who knocked off their first 100 miler at this tough and scenic race hosted by Hal Koerner. MORE PHOTOS OF MARATHON/ULTRA MEDALS AND BUCKLES [buckle photos submitted by RIF […]

Maraton Me Las Flores Medellin

Medellin De Las Flores Half Marathon Medal (2014)

Here is the finisher’s medal from the Medellin De Las Flores Half Marathon that took place on September 14, 2014 Medellin, Colombia. The half marathon was also a PR for RIF’s Jorge Angel (his medal above). MORE PHOTOS OF MARATHON/ULTRA MEDALS AND BUCKLES [medal photo submitted by RIF #207 Jorge Angel – follow him on Twitter @777jaah]

Six Days in the Dome Buckle – 2014 – Run It Fast

Six Days in the Dome Buckle (2014)

Here is the finisher’s buckle from the Six Days in the Dome ultramarathon that took place on August 4-10, 2014 in Anchorage, Alaska. The race consisted of a 24 hour, 48 hour, and 6 day races. This is the same race where Joe Fejes set a USA record by running 580.3 miles in 6-days. Traci Falbo set several female records in […]

Belfast Half Marathon Medal 2014 – Run It Fast

Belfast Half Marathon Medal (2014)

Here is the finisher’s medal from the Belfast Half Marathon that took place on September 14, 2014 in Belfast, Ireland MORE PHOTOS OF MARATHON/ULTRA MEDALS AND BUCKLES [medal photo submitted by Mark Ramsey – follow him on Twitter @milkyboopourmarkyo‏

Deena Kastor Philly Masters Half PR

Deena Kastor Sets New Masters Half Marathon World Record

21 September 2014

The legendary Deena Kastor set a new Masters World Record for the half marathon earlier this morning at the Philadelphia Rock ‘n’ Roll Half Marathon where she ran an astonishing 1:09:35. Kastor is 41 years old having been born on February 14, 1973. She beat the masters half marathon record previously held by Russia’s Irina […]

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‘Runfie’ Today, Gone Tomorrow: Should the Term Disappear?

20 September 2014

The term ‘RUNFIE‘ spurted up recently and made a mini-splash on Twitter, Instagram, and most vastly on Facebook.  While the popularity of the term has sky-rocketed in the past few weeks, the word has annoyed just as many runners, if not more. So what is a Runfie? Here’s one definition via RunSelfieRepeat: RUNFIE: A PHOTOGRAPH […]

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What is Badass According to Siri?

The Unspoken Rules of Being a BADASS: A Runner’s Guide

16 September 2014

The Unspoken Rules of Being a Badass: 1. First rule of being a badass. A badass does not talk about being a badass. Period. So many runners break this rule. It is the most important badass rule. Even if you are a badass, stating it to others, automatically disqualifies you from being a badass! There is […]

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VOTE: Best Race Medal for Week of September 8, 2014

VOTE: Best Race Medal for Week of September 8, 2014

15 September 2014

Vote for the Best Race Medal for the Week of September 8, 2014(poll at bottom of the medal photos) Run Woodstock Mellow Marathon & Hippie Half Marathon Medals Tupelo Marathon & Half Marathon Medals Rock ‘n’ Roll Virginia Beach Half Marathon Medal Bozeman Marathon Medal The Oak Tree Half Marathon Medal Divas Half Marathon Medal

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Yolanda Holder – Race Across USA

Yolanda Holder Chosen for ‘Race Across USA’

15 September 2014

Meet RIF #319 Yolanda Holder, the “Walking Diva.” Power walker and Guinness World Record holder, Yolanda uses her unique form of racing to highlight the benefits of exercise. In the beginning, Yolanda was a race walker. Unlike power walking, it is judged for technique and form. She combined the two types of walking to create her […]

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Run It Fast’s Extreme Racer Standings (August 2014)

11 September 2014

Finally, the last summer month has passed, and we can begin to look forward to cooler temperatures. It has been an awesome summer of racing and I’m proud to see that Run It Fast members haven’t let the heat get in the way of their racing and training. But there are still a few months […]

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The 15 Best Ultramarathon Aid Station Foods

The 15 Best Ultramarathon Aid Station Foods

09 September 2014

I have run 126 marathons and ultramarathons so far in my running career. I would estimate that I’ve grazed or passed by close to 1,000 aid station tables during those races. I’ve tried many foods that have worked and others that didn’t and made the race even more difficult. Race directors can make or break […]

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Grand Canyon Now Requiring Permits for R2R2R Crossings

Grand Canyon Announces $175 Permit Requirement for Runners

27 August 2014

The Grand Canyon has released new rules requiring groups of runners to apply for and pay for a permit to run there. Runners and adventure seekers had been awaiting for this news to fall from the National Park Service for several weeks. From Runner’s World: As a result, officials announced today that they will take […]

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Run It Fast Runners at Badwater – Eric Spencer, Ed Ettinhausen, Joshua Holmes 2014 – Run It Fat

Run It Fast’s Extreme Racer Standings (July 2014)

25 August 2014

Extreme Racer – (thru July 2014) I would love to say that we finally have the hottest month of the year behind us. But it seems, at least in Tennessee, that August has been much hotter than July, and September isn’t looking too promising either. I don’t know about the rest of you, but I […]

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LLHM 2014

Running From Cancer – Queen Of The Road

21 August 2014

Note: I’m writing a series on my bout with ovarian cancer and how my running was affected by it and helped me deal with it. You can read Part 1 for a little history on my running and cancer here, Part 2  for a look at how I planned my running while going through chemotherapy here,  Part […]

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