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Hooray! The Portland Marathon is officially ON!

Please give a warm welcome to Jared Rohatinsky from Revel Running! He is officially the new Race Director for the Portland Marathon. His plan is to keep the race Fast, Flat and Iconic. Run with Paula will be the local liaison, so we know our marathon is in good hands!    If you have any…
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What Color Group am I? Green, Yellow, Red or Purple?

In the past, Portland Fit has used color groups to designate paces for our long runs & walks on Saturdays. The weekly schedule had slightly longer workouts for “faster” color groups. However, your pace does not necessarily match experience, goals or current fitness. Compare a fast, novice runner, training for their first half/full marathon, versus…
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Hydration

https://www.rei.com/learn/expert-advice/hydrate.html Interesting article from Outside: https://www.outsideonline.com/2312886/costco-high-performers-dream  
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Recovery

Here are 10 quick tips: Hydrate as soon after your run as possible with Gatorade or an electrolyte drink Stretch major muscle groups and anything that is sore or tight. Roll out any nagging injuries or problem areas. Eat a small meal that contains a 4 to 1 ratio of carbohydrates to protein Take an…
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Sat Routes

8/18- 20mile benchmark https://www.mapmyrun.com/routes/fullscreen/2201360818/     6/20 http://www.mapmyrun.com/routes/view/2114646463 6/9 http://www.mapmyrun.com/routes/view/2087944879 5/12 8miler 1.) Head northwest on SW Nimbus Ave 2.)  L Sw Gemini Dr 3.)  R Sw Nimbus 4.) R Scholls Ferry Rd 5.) R Sw Conestoga Dr 6.) R Sw 125th 7.) L Sw Brockman St 8.) L Sw 130th ave 9.) R Sw…
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Nutrition

Nutrition plans an integral role during your marathon/half marathon training program. Here are the key points to be aware of: Water • Is essential • Need 5-12oz every 10-12 minutes • Active individuals should consume at least 10-12 cups a day • No calories/ CHO/sodium for events lasting under an hour, more than an hour…
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True Potential Chiropractic

Dr. Brian Bell and his team is here to take care of all your recovery and preventative care needs! True Potential Chiropractic provides spinal and postural screenings, massage, and nutrition. https://tpcportland.com
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Lionheart Coffee

Lionheart Coffee Courage. Bravery. ABOVE ALL ELSE, COMPASSION. This is our local Beaverton sponsor! They will keep up energized in the morning and help us with recovery after our runs.
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