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Half or Full Marathon Pre-Race Checklist

I’ve seen countless runners show up to the starting corral without the right socks, a dead iPod and even some without their bib or timing chip all together! Facebook rings of posts like “I didn’t sleep well last night” and “running late sitting in traffic” Don’t let this be you . . . Be prepared, rest well and remain as stress-free as possible on race morning! Over the years of both...

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Good Luck to our VAVi Running Club, Carlsbad Half Marathon 2012

Good Luck to our VAVi Running Club, Carlsbad Half Marathon 2012

With nearly 200 runners signed up for our winter training program through VAVi Sport and Social Club, we’re gearing up for a great Race Weekend for the 2012 Carlsbad Half Marathon.  We’ve spent the last 12 weeks training for this race and for many, it’s their First One!  Congrats and good luck to everyone running this weekend!! Learn more why over 2,100 runners have been...

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Spring 2012 Training Program Launched

Our 8th Training Season is ready to go and we’re taking registrations.  The Spring Training Season starts in Late January and runs through Mid-June, training primarily for the La Jolla Half Marathon and/or the Rock n Roll Half or Full Marathons. Starts 1/31/12 Ends 6/3/12 To learn more visit our other website which included dates, prices and additional information.  We have had over 2100...

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2011 Rock n Roll Results, VAVi Running Club

On Sunday, June 5th, the VAVi Running Club that we oversee and manage set out to complete the San Diego Rock n Roll Half or Full marathon.  We had at least 125 runners complete the race. (Even 125 is a hard number to estimate but a good guess based on years of experience and could have been more.) I’d love to track and post every single runner’s results but that’s impossible....

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2011 Triple Crown Dates & Timeline

Congratulations on running the Trip Crown this year.  As we near the middle point by completing the La Jolla Half, we look forward to the RSD’s Summer AFC Half Marathon Training program.  The following key dates will help you plan the next few months. 4/17/11 – La Jolla Half Marathon 4/18/11 – Recovery Schedule (2wks) 5/2/11 – Prep Training Schedule (4wks) 5/30/11 –...

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We’ll Eat Some of those Fees

Everything “running related” seems to be getting more expensive these days – races, groups, clubs, etc.  We use www.Active.com for our online processing.  It’s a very good service for both organizers and participants.  But they aren’t getting any more affordable for anyone.  In fact, their fees are close at ~8% per registrant this year (up from last year) Therefore,...

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