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Whether you've recently caught the running bug, you're an experienced marathoner or you're just thinking about hitting the pavement, you'll find inspiration in our Runner's Journal posts. Bullz-Eye editor Jamey Codding regularly updates this section with tips and advice along with insight into his own training and race-day experiences.

Running motivationLooking for motivation to run? Sign up for a race (and pick up some cool gear too)
October 4, 2012

Signing up for a race of any distance can provide the perfect motivation to finally get off the couch and start running.

Tokyo Marathon RecapTokyo Marathon Recap: A Runner Abroad
March 2, 2012

Jamey tackles his biggest challenge yet: 26.2 miles in Tokyo. The experience was awesome, even if his time wasn't.

Tokyo Marathon PreviewTokyo Marathon Preview
February 10, 2012

Our weary runner looks forward to ending his year of heavy training at the Tokyo Marathon in a couple weeks.

Marathon Mission: CompleteMarathon Mission: Complete
January 20, 2012

Our runner finally crosses the big one off his list, but there's no rest for the weary. Check out his Arizona recap.

The Marathon MulliganThe Marathon Mulligan
January 13, 2012

Nothing new on race day. What other lessons did Jamey take into the Arizona Marathon?

Winter runningWinter running
January 2, 2012

Training during the winter months can be a challenge. Dressing properly is crucial, but what else do you need to know?

Race Day HangoverThe Race Day Hangover
November 18, 2011

Race day is awesome, but a race day hangover can be brutal. Our runner discusses recovery and signing up for your next race.

Race WeekendThe 2011 Chicago Marathon: Making the best of a bad situation
October 14, 2011

Things didn't go as planned in Chicago for Jamey, but he dialed back his goals and just focused on finishing.

Race WeekendRace Weekend
October 6, 2011

With his first marathon looming, our runner suffers a random shoulder injury. How will the monkeywrench affect his race?

HomestretchThe Homestretch
September 21, 2011

The race approaches, and our marathoner-in-training hits the calm before the storm after a 21-mile training run.

Virginia Beach Half MarathonThe Virginia Beach Half Marathon with Dodge
September 9, 2011

Not every race goes as planned, but every race can be a learning experience. Our marathoner-in-training hits the beach.

Hydration and nutritionHydration and nutrition
August 25, 2011

If your runs are getting longer, it may be time to consider hydration and nutrition options. Jamey takes a look.

Why run?Why run?
August 10, 2011

Ever wonder why someone would put themselves through a grueling run? Jamey attempts to answer those questions as he looks at why he runs.

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