Race 13.1 - The Extra Mile, April 2016 Newsletter      
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Up Next: The OrangeTheory Fitness Race 13.1 Knoxville half marathon, 10k and 5k on May 1 kicks off a busy month for Race 13.1! After Knoxville is BCBSNC Race 13.1 Greensboro on May 15 followed by Race 13.1 Richmond (May 21) and Race 13.1 St. Louis (May 22)! Check out the full calendar here.

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Recent Race Results
Congrats to these top finishers at the inaugural Race 13.1 Memphis, TN on April 9! Click here to view full results from the half marathon and 8k.
Men's Half Marathon Results
  1. David Dia (1:25:36)
  2. Bill Bizot (1:28:44)
  3. Michael Seling (1:30:53)
Women's Half Marathon Results
  1. Erica Singleton (1:33:06)
  2. Andrea Harrison (1:34:48)
  3. Margaret Molteni (1:36:40)
Men's 8k Results
  1. David Padgett (35:49)
  2. Phineas Bresee (39:04)
  3. Randy Pyrdam (39:57)
Women's 8k Results
  1. Carolina Maxwell (42:38)
  2. Jessica Agosto (44:52)
  3. Leeann Elrod (45:26)
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Tip of the Month: Can Foam Rolling Give You a Mental Boost?

This month's tip comes from and explains how self-massage tools can help your muscles - and your mind - unwind.

Some runners think of foam rolling as a necessary evil at best, a tortuous experience at worst. Elite distance runner Chelsea Reilly Sodaro, however, views the 30 to 45 minutes she spends daily on rolling and other forms of self-therapy as a much-needed release from the stress and tension of hard training.

Self-myofascial release—the technical term for techniques like foam rolling and the use of stick-like self-massagers—seems to improve range of motion, ease soreness, and enhance recovery, according to recent research reviews in Current Sports Medicine Reports and the Journal of Bodywork & Movement Therapies. Many runners also find the tools calm their minds and give them a powerful sense of control over their health and recovery. [CONTINUE READING]
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