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Running safety – winter runs

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When it gets dark earlier in the evening, and when glare and low sunsets compromise driver’s vision, it’s best to run off the roads or with a group. Join a local running group in your area and enjoy your running. Running off roads has its own set of special hazards. For one thing, the uneven

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Indoor Track meets for Hot Times During Cold Months

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If you want to see how fast you are or you do not like running in the cold air, try an indoor track meet at the Prince George’s Sports & Learning Complex (“PGS&LC”). PGS&LC is convenient for track and field athletes from Maryland, Virginia and Washington DC. While the track itself is not banked, it

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Sterling Virginia Bike Crash Crosswalk Law Comment

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In response to the Sterling Road and W&OD Trail bike crash post, Bruce Wright of the Fairfax Advocates for Better Bicycling. Mr. Wright sagely notes, “Another lesson is that Virginia’s crosswalk law needs to be strengthened. Currently motorists are only required to “yield” to pedestrians (and bicyclists) in a crosswalk. Also, in some states motorists

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Run Girls Run ! Girls on the Run Reston Race

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The wonderful Girls on the Run program is having its 2010 Reindeer Romp 5K race at Reston Town Center December 4th, 2010. Girls of all ages are encouraged to participate, no matter what speed, training level or pace. Race organizers suggest that athletes arrive by 6:30am, as the race begins at 7:30am. It will likely

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New Jersey State 8k Road Race Championship

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The Ashenfelter 8K Classic (A8K) is a United States Track & Field-NJ Championship Road Race which is open to everyone… walkers, joggers, runners and racers. The race is produced by the Glen Ridge Educational Foundation. This traditional Thanksgiving Day running event will be held on Thursday, November 25, 2010. The 8K (4.97 miles) USATF-NJ MASTERS

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Weak Bicycle Frames Cause GIANT Recall of High End Bikes

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It is not often that one sees the Federal Government recall of high end, expensive bicycles. However, the Consumer Product Safety Commission has announced a recall of 370 bicycles due to an unsteady frame. According to Giant Bicycle Inc., the 2011 model Giant Anthem bicycles can potentially crack at the seat post, posing a fall

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Flying Squirrels with Bats – Not Dangerous in Richmond Virginia

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Every time work injury lawyer Doug Landau would drive down to the state capitol to appear before the VWCC (“Virginia Workers Compensation Commission”), he would pass “The Diamond,” the former home of the Richmond Braves minor league baseball team. Landau has represented those injured by dangerous animal attacks and victims of dog attacks, but when

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Veterans Day Racing and Rememberance in Washington, D.C.

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Less than a week after his interview in by the New York Times, injured athletes’ lawyer Doug Landau appeared in the sports pages of The Washington Post. Competing in the Veterans Day Tidal Basin Presidential Fitness Runs at West Potomac Park in the District of Columbia, Landau enjoyed the warm November weather and fast racing

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