Running Between The Lines

Far better is it to dare mighty things, to win glorious triumphs, even though checkered by failure, than to rank with those poor spirits who neither enjoy nor suffer much, because they live in a gray twilight that knows not victory nor defeat.

rabbit - RADrabbitPRO

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Rabbit is a running apparel brand made for runners, by runners. Their gear gives you everything you need, and nothing you don't. Everything is made in California where the company is based. At rabbit, they believe in the importance of following your dreams. In supporting me, they are allow me to follow mine!

Click here to get your own RAD rabbit gear! Use the discount code RACHELISFAST in order to get 20% off your entire purchase :)

 

Heartbreak Hill Running Company - The Heartbreakers

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The Heartbreak Hill Running Company is Boston's premier running organization, with stores in Newton, the South End, and now Cambridge. Not only does it provide runners with high-quality equipment and recovery products, but it also provides training opportunities and advice for the entire community with free weekly runs as well as targeted group workouts in the new Treadmill Studio in Cambridge. The Heartbreakers are the official team sponsored by HHRC, and the Young Guns are the all-new elite development division of the team. With a squad full of talented and motivated runners of all levels, the Heartbreakers are looking to make a statement on both the regional and national levels. 

 

ShinTekk

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Shin Tekk is an exercise tool that allows athletes to train against or rehabilitate sports-related lower leg injuries such as shin splits and ankle sprains. It improves biomechanical balance by utilizing the physical therapy technique of resisted dorsiflexsion exercises to strengthen the muscles and ligaments of the shin area and ankle. As a steeplechaser - especially one that has already sustained a serious ankle injury and is therefore more susceptible to sustaining another - having strong lower legs and ankles that I feel confident about landing on is absolutely paramount to my success. Incorporating the Shin Tekk into my strength training routine allows me to be proactive and to protect myself from the dangers of a water pit, uneven footing on a cross country course, or the hard-surface grind that comes with city running.