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JT's Journey to his 8th Consecutive Boston

JT's Journey to his 8th Consecutive Boston

21 September 2020

By – JT Peebles – The Newton Runner Hi! My name is JT Peebles and I’m a believer in Christ, a husband, a stay at home Dad, an endurance athlete, a natural running form coach, and very much a Newton runner. My email and all of my social media handles were marked with thenewtonrunner long before my first year as a brand ambassador. This is my story of where I began and the journey that brought me to where I am today. Finding running as a sport was bound to happen. As I was growing up, my mom and dad were both...

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Chris McDonald Breaks World Record

Chris McDonald Breaks World Record

14 September 2020

10 x 14,000 feet in 24 Hours Newton Athlete Chris “Big Sexy” McDonald broke the World Record this week for climbing the most 14ers in 24 hours. Chris climbed 10 x 14ers (a mountain with a peak over 14,000 feet) in 21 hours and 50 minutes, a new World Record by 1.5 hours. The journey was so much bigger than the record, below is his wife Erika’s account of the previous two weeks.  “Although Chris had been training for this feat for some time, his dedication took on a deeper meaning after the senseless murder of my little cousin, Nathan...

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Let's Talk Foot Placement!

Let's Talk Foot Placement!

9 September 2020

Runners often exhibit form habits that can be attributed to prior injuries, limited range of motion, and movement patterns. This generally results from years of sitting, standing and running with less than optimal alignment and running form.

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National Suicide Prevention Week- Meet Nicole

National Suicide Prevention Week- Meet Nicole

5 September 2020

As runners, we talk a lot about our physical health, but what about our mental health? For Suicide Prevention Week, we’re talking with Newton Ambassador Nicole Gartside about the issue of suicide and how you can change the conversation in your circle and in your community. Even though suicide is the 10th leading cause of death nationwide, it’s not often talked about. As our country faces increased rates of depression and anxiety amidst the current pandemic, it’s more important than ever to change the conversation about mental health and advocate for change. After losing her dad to suicide, Nicole found...

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FKT Death Valley to Mt. Whitney Summit

FKT Death Valley to Mt. Whitney Summit

3 September 2020

Interview with Harvey Lewis  A lot of us runners were pretty bummed when our races got canceled, postponed or turned virtual this year. We made adjustments, understood the deal and some of us even took much-needed time off. It has also been amazing seeing all the new runners out there - Nice work and keep it up! One group I’ll admit has impressed me (Andrew Maxwell of Newton Running) the most these past few months. It’s those one-of-a-kind runners who are still thriving and doing incredibly inspiring things the rest of us are in awe of! When the Badwater 135 Race...

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