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Introducing Elite Athlete: Chris Mocko
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Born and raised in Northern Virginia, Chris Mocko escaped the humidity and nasty winters to make a more comfortable life for himself in San Francisco, where 70-degree training days and local, organic, farm-raised, gluten-free, non-GMO foods are the norm...not the exception. His mornings, evenings and weekends are dedicated to running and getting ready for his next marathon. He's won his weight in wine at the Napa Valley Marathon three times (over 180 bottles!) and once made the terrible...

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Introducing Lifestyle Ambassador: Melissa Penwell
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Over the past five months, we’ve been on a quest to find fun and fearless individuals to represent the B.O.A. brand. When Melissa applied for our program back in July, we instantly knew she was the perfect fit – just follow her on Instagram and you’ll see why. Get to know our girl Melissa in this week’s lifestyle ambassador spotlight: 1. Volunteerism is one of her biggest passions. After graduating from Oregon State University, she spent three years in Guatemala as a Peace Corps...

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7 Quotes to Keep You Motivated
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Whether you’re in training mode, gearing up for your next 26.2 or need some words of wisdom to get laced up and out the door, these seven running quotes will give you the motivational boost you need to accomplish your goals. 1. Be your own hero. 2. Embrace the journey. 3. Step out of your comfort zone. 4. Live fuller. 5. Understand the purpose. 6. See the beauty. 7. Find your inner...

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