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Articles by Allie Burdick

Allie is a freelance writer, athlete and mom, but not in that order. Her work has appeared in Runner's World, Triathlon Magazine and ESPNW. On her blog, VITA Train for Life, she chronicles her life as a runner/triathlete and hopes her successes and failures help to motivate and inspire others, even the over-40 crowd she somehow found herself in! The rest of her time is spent raising her twin boys with her husband in the Northeast where they live a big life! See it all on Twitter and Instagram.

  • 10 Reasons To Hang With Non-Runners

    By Allie Burdick

    It's easy to constantly surround yourself with runners, but here are a few key reasons you shouldn't forget your non-runner friends.

  • A Reminder That Anything Can Happen On Race Day

    By Allie Burdick

    A trip to Cuba for a triathlon and to see her father's birthplace turned into a reminder that you can't plan for everything.

  • Can Molly Huddle Win NYC Half?

    By Allie Burdick

    We talked with the recently anointed Gatorade Endurance Athlete ahead of the NYC Half Marathon about the stacked field and her strategy.

  • Here’s Why You May Never Feel Like It’s Good

    By Allie Burdick

    One runner reflects on success and how it drives our goals—and whether we can ever really be satisfied in our performance.

  • Reinvent Yourself As An Older Runner

    By Allie Burdick

    All it takes is a few simple changes and you can be a brand new runner! Here's what to keep in mind as you age up in the sport.

  • 5 Simple Reasons You’re Not Reaching Your Goals

    By Allie Burdick

    There are simple mistakes that can keep you from reaching your goals. Here is how to avoid making them and find your success.

  • Tips To Navigating The Gym With Confidence

    By Allie Burdick

    If you've mainly stuck to outdoor workouts, here is a complete guide from a pro on how to feel comfortable—and be polite!—in the gym.

  • What Are Yasso 800s And How Do You Do Them?

    By Allie Burdick

    You've probably heard about this workout—created by famed runner Bart Yasso—but here's what you need to know to make it work for you.

  • Why Amy Cragg Isn't Running Boston

    By Allie Burdick

    After setting a record in Rio with Shalane Flanagan and Desi Linden, she still thinks she has a lot to learn when it comes to 26.2.

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