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The Warmup Lap | 2.1.12

Happy February! Here are some neat links from around the World Wide Web. Feel free to add yours in the comments.

From the world of training ...

The 10 Laws of Injury Prevention | Runners World

As your training begins to pick-up, remember, know your limits, That's just one of the 10 Laws of Injury Prevention from Runner's World.

Stretching Your Hamstrings To Go Faster | Lava Magazine

It's an article written toward triathletes aiming to better their aero position, BUT, it details why stretching your hamstring is so important, and how it can help you go faster (with how-to videos!).

In race news ...

Chicago Marathon Registration Opens TODAY
Registration for the 2012 Bank of America Chicago Marathon will open to the public beginning at noon Wednesday at chicagomarathon.com. The race itself is on Sunday, Oct. 7.

Why Can’t I Defer My Entry? | Ask the Race Director
Wondering why you can't just defer your race registration until next year? Dave McGillivray, race Director at the Boston Marathon since 2001, has the answer.

Virtual Run for Sherry Arnold- February 11, 2012 | Shut Up + Run
The cousin of Sherry Arnold, the Montana woman who disappeared on a morning run in early January, has organized a "virtual run" in memory of her missing relative.

Tinker Bells Toll Over Anaheim | Competitor
12,000 runners earning their wings at the first-ever Tinker Bell Half Marathon.

Running and nerds, together at last ...

Detecting muscle soreness with infrared | Sweat Science

Those pants are FIERCE ...

How To Find Your Fit For Compression Gear
To compress or not to compress is a debate that rages on, but if you are in the compression camp, this Runner's World video on how to find your best fit should help.

A cool-down lap ...

Motivational Poster #6 | RW Daily
RW Daily's Motivational Poster series rolls on ...

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via rwdaily.runnersworld.com