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Ottawa Half Marathon – The American Invasion

05 June

I live in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada and have participated in the marathon weekend for a number of years. In fact, my first marathon was done on home turf, so I know how beautiful the route is and how well run the race is, but I wanted to share this experience with others, so I started […]

How to Be an Eco-Friendly Marathoner

11 March

When it comes to eco-friendly exercise, outdoor running is about as low-environmental-impact as you can get. It doesn’t require much in the way of gear. You don’t have to drive to a field or other location in order to train. You can run in virtually any environment or weather conditions (except lightning storms). If you […]

Guest Blog Post: Fat2FitFred

27 February

              Fred, you have a blog, what is its name and what can people expect to see or read when they visit it? The name of my blog webite is “” and I started it late in 2012.  What they can expect to see are blog posts that include […]

Marathon Nation Holiday Run Challenge COMPLETE

04 January

          The Marathon Nation Holiday Run Challenge is COMPLETE. Thank you to all who participated. We had 81 people sign up. Although, not everyone completed the challenge, we still feel it was a HUGE success. We have more challenges coming your way in 2013, some fitness related and others related to […]

2012 Holiday Run Challenge by Marathon Nation

21 December

8 Days, Tuesday to Tuesday, 12/25 to 1/1 Stay fit and have fun this holiday season — Join us for an 8-Day Run Challenge! This is a solo challenge to keep all of us fit and active over the gap week between Christmas and New Years; we’ll track our results online to encourage and motivate […]

Barbara Bond Does a Double

12 December

Course du Duc – Nov. 30, 2012 17.5 km 9:16 pm start The night was cold, about 30F at the start, 10 mph wind gusting to about 20 mph throughout the course. Very crowded start and generally through the first few miles. Start was extremely slow, 8:35 min/mile pace. From there lots of fun – […]

Theresa Miller NYC Marathon Race Report (Plan B – Space Coast Marathon Race Report)

04 December

New York City Marathon 2012 Race Report   Cancelled L   Oh wait! Now what? What do I do with all that fitness??   Space Coast Marathon 2012 Race Report   Way back in the summer I filled out an application to be a race reporter for Marathon Nation. I was registered for NY Marathon […]

Interview with Andrea Moritz, Ultra Marathoner

23 August

  Where are you from? I am from a town called Remscheid in Germany. It is located near Cologne and Düsseldorf. I currently live and work in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada. What’s your one “key” workout before a big race? My key workout before long races is a weekend double of 3 hours on Saturday and a […]