What I Learned the Hard Way

Marci Gage (Klimek) was a three-time Steens camper and winner of the 2011 Portland Marathon. Here are some of her tips for continuing your running career throughout the years.

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For those of you out there that want to make your place in the world of running, here are a few things that I have learned the hard way. I am a long, long way from anything near to elite, or even sub-elite status, but I have put in my time as that athlete with the desire to continue training despite the lack of agents knocking. Really the best/only way to learn is through hear-say and trail & error.

I would like to encourage anyone that has any interest in continuing their training to do so. Don’t get discouraged or intimidated, there is always a way, in any situation, to reach a new PR…

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