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  • The Athlete's Kitchen: Sports Nutrition Myths: Busted!
    The Athlete's Kitchen: Sports Nutrition Myths: Busted!

    Keeping up with the latest science-based sports nutrition recommendations is a challenge. Runners are constantly bombarded with media messages touting the next miracle sports food or supplement that will enhance athletic performance, promote fat loss, build muscle, and help you be a super-athlete. At this year's Annual Meeting of the American College of Sports Medicine (www.acsm.org), a sports nutrition myth-busters session sponsored by Professionals In Nutrition for Exercise and Sport (www.PINESNutrition.org; a global network of sports dietitians) featured experts who addressed the myths that commonly confuse runners and all athletes.

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  • 2019 Global Running Day: How Under Armour celebrated Global Running Day
    2019 Global Running Day: How Under Armour celebrated Global Running Day

    The importance of Global Running Day gets bigger and bigger each day. Take a look at the release from Under Armour on their programming from Global Running Day.

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  • The State of Running 2019, by Jens Jakob Andersen for IAAF and RunRepeat.com
    The State of Running 2019, by Jens Jakob Andersen for IAAF and RunRepeat.com

    The IAAF Global Running Conference was held May 31-June 1 in Lanzhou, China. At the conference, over 600 delegates learned about the state of the sport, where trends are globally and were provided some new research on the sport. Thanks to Jens Jakob Andersen, in a very thorough report provided for the IAAF, in cooperation with RunRepeat.com, we have this exceptional report on the global sport.

    We post here with full credit to Jens Jakob Anderson and the monumental task he took on, and thank him for his enthusiasm and body of work.

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  • TRAVEL TO OVERSEAS RACES ON THE RISE, BUT SEDENTARY LIFESTYLES THREATEN WORLDWIDE HEALTH
    TRAVEL TO OVERSEAS RACES ON THE RISE, BUT SEDENTARY LIFESTYLES THREATEN WORLDWIDE HEALTH

    The IAAF hosted a convention on global running in Lanzou, China, on May 31-June 2. Over 600 delegates went to the event and the IAAF released a study on running research, plus some fine discussions. We hope to get the transcripts to those events, and will post. We will post the research from the RunRepeat.com, in a separate post.

    RunBlogRun's Larry Eder was denied entry into China by the Chicago Chinese Visa office for the event, due to his status as a credentialed Journalist in Beijing in 2008 and 2015. Story will be posted on that lovely experience soon.

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  • Mizuno Announces 50-50-50 Virtual Fitness Challenge at Exclusive Event
    Mizuno Announces 50-50-50 Virtual Fitness Challenge at Exclusive Event

    Fitness Challenge encourages an active lifestyle and celebrates the 50th Running of the AJC Peachtree Road Race - NORCROSS, GA – (May 6, 2019) –Mizuno, the global specialty sporting goods company, announced its 50-50-50 Virtual Challenge on Friday, May 3, at an exclusive kickoff event at the Mizuno Experience Center in conjunction with the reveal of its highly anticipated custom running shoe – the Limited Edition Peachtree 50th Rider WAVEKNIT™. The 50-50-50 Virtual Challenge, created through the FitRankings app, encourages runners in the U.S. to walk, jog or run 50 miles in 50 days in honor of the 50th Running of the AJC Peachtree Road Race on July 4, 2019.

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National News and Features

The importance of Global Running Day gets bigger and bigger each day. Take a look at the release from Under Armour on their programming from Global Running Day.
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Start, Healthy Kidney Run, 2018, photo by PhotoRun.net The IAAF Global Running Conference was held May 31-June 1 in Lanzhou, China. At the conference, over 600 delegates learned about the state of the sport, where trends are globally and were provided some new research on the sport. Thanks to Jens Jakob Andersen, in a very thorough report provided for the IAAF, in cooperation with RunRepeat.com, we have this exceptional report on the global sport. We post here with full credit to Jens Jakob Anderson and the monumental task he took on, and thank him for his enthusiasm and body of work.
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Road Racing, photo by Getty Images for IAAF The IAAF hosted a convention on global running in Lanzou, China, on May 31-June 2. Over 600 delegates went to the event and the IAAF released a study on running research, plus some fine discussions. We hope to get the transcripts to those events, and will post. We will post the research from the RunRepeat.com, in a separate post. RunBlogRun's Larry Eder was denied entry into China by the Chicago Chinese Visa office for the event, due to his status as a credentialed Journalist in Beijing in 2008 and 2015. Story will be posted...
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Bengaluru, India, 17 May: The women’s race at the TCS World 10K Bengaluru 2019 on Sunday (May 19) will bring together two of the world’s leading distance runners who will be using the IAAF Gold Label Road Race as a vital part of their preparations for the IAAF World Championships Doha 2019.
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