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Chase Parnell

Chase Parnell is from Bend, Oregon and has somehow managed over 40 ultra marathon finishes, from 50k to 100 miles. He recently said sayonara to his law career to launch his passion project, Treeline Journal, a website about ultra running, personal growth, and outdoor family lifestyle. Along with his wife, Nikki, and their two young kids, they produce impactful articles, YouTube videos, a weekly email newsletter, and the Run Hard Mom Hard Podcast. If you want to follow their journey, head over to Treeline Journal at treelinejournal.com for more!

Who is Zach Bitter? (Training, Diet and Running World Records)

Let’s admit it, Zach Bitter is on FIRE! He’s been around for quite some time but it appears he has found yet another level of greatness. Maybe it’s just the accumulation of all those years of hard work, but he’s doing something right. I’ll admit that for me it took awhile to get really interested …

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Couch to 50k Training Plan (8, 12 and 20 Weeks Out)

First of all, I have to say that I’m happy you’re here. Even if you’re just dipping your toes in the water out of curiosity or simply trying to wrap your head around what it would take to run an ultra marathon, you’ve taken the most important step—the first one. You’ve begun! Or maybe you’ve …

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Running with Flat Feet (FAQs / Fixes and Relief)

According to the Institute of Preventative Foot Health, there are over 18 million Americans with flat feet and another 8 million with fallen arches. So first, know you are not alone in this! It’s very common to have flat feet and they should not prohibit you from running. That said, there are some preventative measures …

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Why is My Running Pace Getting Slower? (Top 10 Reasons)

Running is a fickle thing. One day you can be feeling great, sitting on the proverbial mountain top, and the next you mysteriously feel sluggish and in the dumps. If you’re concerned about your running pace getting slower, make sure you’re not simply having an off-day. Everyone, and I mean everyone, has days here and …

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