The iconic Boston Marathon is just around the corner. Follow our pro guide to running your best from Hopkinton to Heartbreak Hill and beyond.
Amanda Loudin is a freelance writer, running coach and the voice behind the MissZippy blog, a site for runners seeking experienced advice, the latest running news, and a fun exchange of all things running related. Her athletic experience includes 12 marathons, an Ironman and literally hundreds of other races. Amanda’s philosophy is that fitness is a journey and she loves sharing her passion with readers, fellow athletes and running clients alike.
Articles by Amanda Loudin
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