May 2010 Blog Archive - Chi Running

Running and Working With Gravity

Posted by Laura Houston on Mon May 31st, 2010, 1 comments

Last weekend Certified Instructor Natalie Isaac and I assisted Master Instructor Mary Lindahl at the CRCWIT in Chicago. The three of us met Wednesday night at a restaurant to discuss the next four days and we started talking about how gravity is used to assist in ChiRunning and decrease muscle usage.  A gentleman in the [...]

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Travel Well with Chi Running

Posted by Danny Dreyer on Sat May 29th, 2010, 0 comments

Traveling can be a delightful spice added to your life when you travel for fun and exploration. Travel can also throw you off your schedules and routines if you have to travel often for work. In either case, if traveling for business or for pleasure, Chi Running can help keep you grounded, centered and healthy when ...

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Girls on the Run (Girls on Track!) 5K 2010

Posted by Elizabeth Frost on Sun May 23rd, 2010, 4 comments

Wow. Where does the time go? I can’t believe that 1 year ago, I was writing about my first GOTR 5K experience, as a Running Buddy to my friend Haylie… Well, yesterday I had the pleasure of getting to run with Haylie again… but this time, Jacqui, her mother-extraordinaire, got to run with us, too! [...]

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Having lots of fun running… the Biltmore 15K

Posted by Elizabeth Frost on Sat May 22nd, 2010, 1 comments

Hi everyone… How’s your running? I have a an event to report about: Biltmore 15K last weekend, May 16th. The last race of it’s kind (it’s been going on for about 13 years) was held inside the grounds of the beautiful Biltmore Estate here in Asheville. I was on top of my game enough to [...]

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Check out the USA Today article

Posted by Danny Dreyer on Tue May 18th, 2010, 5 comments

We’ve got some exciting news. There’s an article about Chi Running in USAToday 5/18/2010. Go to this link and you can see the article and a video they did as well. It is really exciting to get this coverage in the national media. Also, tonight on HBO at 10pm ET will be a program on [...]

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May Instructor of the Month Advice

Posted by Super Admin on Sun May 16th, 2010, 0 comments

Chi Running is an energy efficient, injury-free method of running. It teaches us what proper alignment is – shoulders over your hips over your ankles – but it’s possible that your body might need additional guidance in getting truly aligned. This is why I highly recommend seeing a professional body-worker if needed.

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Chi Running at the North Pole

Posted by Super Admin on Fri May 14th, 2010, 0 comments

Richard Donavan is an ultra marathoner from Ireland who was the first person to solo run a marathon distance at the North Pole in 2002.  Every year since 2006, Richard has organized a North Pole marathon ( Since I have an adventurous spirit, I signed up for the 2010 event knowing it would be a ...

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Running Form and Tension

Posted by Michelle Muldoon on Fri May 7th, 2010, 6 comments

I haven’t blogged for a while, very sadly my Mum passed away a month ago from breast cancer, she was too young to go and still had a lot of living left to do.  My family and I are devastated but we have to get used to learning to live without her.  I was in [...]

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Non-identification – A Balanced Approach to Running

Posted by Katherine Dreyer on Sat May 1st, 2010, 1 comments

In Chi Running we utilize the principle of non-identification to help you in achieving your running goals, whether to get started on a running program, improve your technique, or PR your 10K. Bottom line, non-identification requires that you get a grip on your ego. Ego is such a loaded word. Really, it’s not a bad thing. ...

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