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Many runners train with dogs on trails, but not so many actually race with their canine friends. We usually have PRs on our minds or distance goals and sometimes it doesn't enter our thought process that our pups would like to be a part of that journey on race day too.

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I love dogs. Well, let me clarify that, I love dogs that I know.  When I see strange dogs on the trails my reaction is mild panic. I know this is irrational since most dogs or their are friendly. It’s also counterproductive since dogs read emotions and my tension only makes them more likely to ... Read moreMixing Pups and People on Trails

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Bombing the downhill on a crisp fall day, enjoying the smell and the sound of the leaves crunching under my feet. I round the corner of a switchback almost in flight, and then stop dead in my tracks at the sight before me. The perspiration that was already on my forehead seems to intensify. My […]

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I love running trails and really want to get a furry companion for my adventures. Do you have any recommendations on dog breeds that are ideal for running or long hours on the trails?     Katelynn: There is no better running partner than a dog (if you ask me) they’re always happy to go out,...

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by Lauren Steinheimer My life changed forever when I decided to adopt a dog six months ago. I quickly learned that having a large, energetic and utterly mischievous animal tag along with me wherever I went could be challenging, to say the least. Although the decision to adopt Bruce, (named after The Boss,) was impulsive,...

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