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How To Select A Waterproof GPS Running Watch. IPX6, IPX7, or IPX8?

Question: I am looking to purchase a waterproof GPS running watch. I also occasionally do triathlons and need a GPS watch that has a waterproof rating that will support swimming, yet versatile enough to train during long runs. I see running watches that have various IPX ratings. What exactly do these mean and how do […]

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Why You Should Approach Running Like A Jar Of Pennies

We all do it. We yearn for progress and often lack patience when it comes to our running ability. In fact, lack of patience is common among runners. I see it all the time and I am guilty of it myself. But in trying to find shortcuts to success, we start making mistakes that frequently lead […]

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RunBuzz: A “Different” Kind Of Community For Runners

  At RunBuzz, we are different. Maybe even a little crazy if you ask our spouses.  You see, we’re building a new community of runners who “come alive” when they run. We don’t have to be good, but we’re passionate about what we do.  We’re not one of the  “Big Guy” websites that are impersonal […]

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The Garmin Forerunner 620 – Take A Look At Garmin’s High End GPS Watch For Runners

At the time I originally wrote this post, the Garmin FR620 and FR220 models were just about ready to ship out to stores everywhere.  Since then, I ended up purchasing the Forerunner 220, but I did get to play with the 620 at a local running store event where Garmin representatives were demonstrating its capabilities. […]

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Garmin Connect Adds Heat Map Functionality To Maps

Imagine traveling someplace and wanting to know where the popular running locations are in a city. Well, imagine no more. A few days ago, Garmin announced on their blog that they’ve added a new heat map function to their Garmin Connect maps. To engage the heat map, there’s an icon on the top left side of the […]

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