Thirsty Irish Runners (TIR) has only been in existence since 2000. Since then, membership has steadily grown. The bulk of the members live within Dedham to eastern Massachusetts. Sure, we work out together sometimes, swap stories and information about running, drive to the races together, pace one another and do all those things “runners” do. Although the TIR is more than that, it’s belonging to a family. As the miles and all the years go by, we come to know what we share is rich and complex. But it is the this one simple, unconditional thing…. …. running, that starts us on the road together. Friends for the long winding road.
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When to Use Energy Gels and Hydration Drinks and Can They Be Used Together?
All athletes need three things: hydration, energy and electrolyte replacement. To perform at your best you want to get the proper amounts of each in perfect balance. The good news is that we make it easy to do using either e-Gel or e-Fuel.
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How to Avoid The Porta Potty During a Race
We've all seen it and most of us have done it ... 30 minutes (or less) into a race athletes are already looking for a port potty. The good news is that it doesn't have to be that way. The secret is a proper hydration plan before the gun goes off, and here's how you do it.
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