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Five Weeks, Four Kids in a Tent and a Collapsible Toilet

Theresa Ferguson is going through the same challenges as any first-time marathoner--and then some.

First Steps in Marathon Training

For Marisa Boasa, the decision to start running was as much about changing her life as challenging herself. The 35-year-old from Vernon,

Building a Base: Tips from Saucony 26 Strong

Elizabeth Brown started running for the same reason that we do lots of things: peer pressure. “Two of my good friends asked me to run a

Saucony 26 Strong | Coach Mike Norman

Mike Norman, longtime Chicago running coach and Boston Marathon finisher, is the head coach of the 26Strong program. Norman will guide each

Saucony 26 Strong | Team 1 – Dale Arakawa & Chris Spensley

The Cadet: Dale Arakawa Age: 48 | City: Long Beach, Calif. Dale has always been interested in running, but he only started in the last five

Saucony 26 Strong | Team 2 – Elizabeth Brown & Marina White

Cadet: Elizabeth Brown Age: 26 | City: Los Angeles, Calif. Elizabeth started running two years ago, when some friends suggested running a

Saucony 26 Strong | Team 3 – Betty Crecelius & Melissa Simonds-Williams

Cadet: Betty Crecelius Age: 63 | City: Stockton, Calif. Betty is the only cadet who actually inspired her veteran to start running. “My

Saucony 26 Strong | Team 4 – Christy Hunt & Betty Taylor

Cadet: Christy Hunt Age: 33 | City: Morgan Hill, Calif. Christy has given birth to six children, and used running to get back into shape

Saucony 26 Strong | Team 5 – Chyanne Taylor & Jake Jendusa

Cadet: Chyanne Taylor Age: 20 | City: San Clemente, Calif. Chyanne Taylor started running as a sophomore in high school, after her

Saucony 26 Strong | Team 6 – David Wilson & Laurent Vrignaud

Cadet: David Wilson Age: 50 | City: Mission Viejo, Calif. David spends his days helping other people get fit as the director of parks and

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