Tag: trail running

2017 Flagstaff Marathon: That’s A Wrap!

We had so much fun at this year’s Flagstaff Marathon, and we hope you did, too! The 12th annual Flagstaff Marathon, half marathon and 10K were held on Saturday, September 16th among the gorgeous pine and aspen trees at the Arizona Nordic Village. Back in 2006, North Country HealthCare kicked off the first full marathon for…

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Preparing for the Flagstaff Marathon: A Crash Course in “Crash Training”

“I still have three whole weeks to get into marathon shape, right?” Have you ever signed up for a race with the thought, “If I commit to that race now, it will keep me motivated to get in to shape these next 12 weeks,” or even better, registered for a race that takes place in…

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Preparing for the Flagstaff Marathon: Running at High Altitude

Are you signed up for the Flagstaff Marathon, half marathon, or 10K? Awesome! Will you be traveling from somewhere outside of Flagstaff to run this race? Well, we hope you enjoy the race and our town! Are you traveling from somewhere with an elevation less than 3,000 ft., like Phoenix? If you are, you will probably…

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We Had Fun, and We Hope You Did, Too!

The 2016 Flagstaff Marathon was the best one we’ve had yet! The race was held on Saturday, September 17th at the Arizona Nordic Village, formerly known as the Flagstaff Nordic Center. The race directors and event coordinators have all come to a consensus that this year was the most fun we’ve ever had, and we have…

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Preparing for the Flagstaff Marathon: Strength Training & Nutrition

The Flagstaff Marathon has the atmosphere of a popular road race, with its loud music at the start, great swag, photo opportunities, well-stocked aid stations, tons of volunteers, post race food and drinks, and finisher medals – with the grit, beauty, and tough-as-nails runners of an ultramarathon. I have had the opportunity to run a…

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