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Richmond: Upcoming Running and Walking Events

 There are some awesome running and walking events coming up in the Richmond area to keep you moving. Stay tuned to our events page or visit us on Facebook to stay up to date with running and walking events around Richmond.

Be sure to let us know of any upcoming running or walking events by posting a comment below.

Do you need new shoes for an upcoming event? Stop by and get a free gait analysis with purchase or just come in and say hi! Be sure to come in after the event to get your Lucky Foot magnet!

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Marathon Advice for Seasoned and New Runners!

The Marine Corp Marathon is 4 days and 18 hours away, but who is counting? Plenty of you are returning marathoners, but there are first time runners signed up and gearing up for their first marathon. We, at Lucky Foot, want to make sure you are preparing adequately in the days leading up to the race. Take a look at our marathon week tips.

First: Don’t do anything new. This is probably the single most important tip we can give you. Race day is not for new shoes, new eating habits, new drinks, new clothing, new sleep patterns or training habits. DON’T CHANGE ANYTHING. And for the love of all runners everywhere {and your body} DO NOT run in new shoes.

Okay, our session is complete.  While we have other tips, if we stopped here it would be enough advice to save your body during the marathon. It is incredibly important that you don’t start changing things now. Consistency is the key to long-term success.

Second, Don’t Overdress. It looks like the weather is going to be cool this Sunday …

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Lucky Foot Sponsors EX2 Adventures

If you did not already know this, Team Lucky Foot sponsors all of the EX2 Adventures races. Don’t know who EX2 is? Oh, well, let me bring you up to date. EX2 is an elite group of adventure buffs that have been rocking the adventure sports races for more than a decade {they started up in 2000}. The entire team lives and breaths adventure, outdoor challenges and extreme sports. And they want to bring their love for all things adventure sports to YOU!

In addition to being a bunch of enthusiasts, the guys at EX2 create sports races that challenge competitors of varied interests and abilities. At any given time you can find these guys hosting trail runs, mountain biking events, adventure races and off road triathlons; EX2 prides themselves on challenging the beginner and the experienced sports aficionado!

The Lucky Foot team is excited that we are sponsoring all of the EX2 Adventures races. In fact, there is a race coming up on the 21st of July. It is …

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