By Mario Fraioli, Published Feb. 6, 2010, Updated Mar. 15, 2012 at 5:10 PM UTC
Every year we ask you to make some serious choices. In your opinion, what are the best local bike shops and running stores? Which short- and long-distance running, triathlon and cycling events give you the best bang for your buck?
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Mario Fraioli is a senior editor at Competitor magazine. A cross-country All-American at Stonehill College, he coaches both elite and age-group runners and was the men's marathon coach for Costa Rica at the 2012 Olympics. His first book, The Official Rock 'n' Roll Guide To Marathon & Half-Marathon Training (VeloPress, 2013) is available in bookstores, running shops and online.
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