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Run Fast – Day 4

21 JULY 2017 Before the run … This is my fourth day in a row running, which is generally not a good idea for somebody who has not been running over the past five months. I should not be running today; I should be resting. I am feeling great though. So I am going to […]

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Run Fast – Day 3

20 JULY 2017 Before the run … Having run the past two days in a row, I am monitoring my body closely for signs of stress. If I notice any warning signs, I will take a rest day. Today, however, I am feeling nothing unusual. I have no blisters. I am not tired. I am […]

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Run Fast – Day 2

Day 2. Feeling fine. 19 JULY 2017 Before the run … Nothing new today. Same as yesterday. 10 sets of 2:1s at a stride rate of 180/minute. Stride length today same as yesterday: short. (Avoiding injury risk. If things go well today, I will lengthen my stride tomorrow.) The goal remains the same. Run fast […]

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Run Fast – Day 1

OK. Here we go. Day 1. 18 JULY 2017 I have deliberately let myself get way, way, way out of shape over the past five months so that I can test this new training program which has been rolling around in my brain since the fall of 2016. My working theory is that the new […]

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How to Earn Points with Updates

Updating your profile daily is one of the easiest ways to earn points towards badges and increase your rank. Below are some ideas for updates that will help you earn points. 1. Update your profile with upcoming runs … E.g. “Running with Bob tonight. Wish me luck.” 2. Update your profile with run results … […]

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How to Report Harassment

Racquet Network takes harassment of female members by male members very seriously. Male players are required to respect the CONTACT PREFERENCES of female players. If male players are attempting to friend or contact female players who have indicated that they wish to be contacted by FEMALE PLAYERS ONLY, we want to know about it. Step […]

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How to Avoid Being Deleted

New members who join our community have five days to complete their profiles. Members with incomplete profiles are deleted regularly. Here are some step-by-step instructions that will ensure that our staff do not delete your account. Step 1 – Complete your member profile. (Required). Step 2 – Use your real first and last names. (Required) […]

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How to Find Members at Your Level

Before contacting other runners in this community, it is essential to complete your member profile. Most members in this community will not accept friend requests and will not respond to messages from members with incomplete profiles. Please ensure that you have a first and last name, a profile photo and that all of the questions […]

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