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Rachel Jensen

Rachel Jensen

Rachel Jensen is a tracktown native and running enthustiast. After getting two years of collegiate running under her belt at Lane Community College, she decided to stay in Eugene to pursue a degree in Public Relations at the University of Oregon.
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Adventure Run #1: Camp Creek Road

McKenzie River on our way to Camp Creek Rd.

EDN running expert Rachel Jensen discusses the necessity of adventure runs to spice up the love/hate running relationship.

Illness, Injuries, and Adapting Your Training Accordingly

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You have to know your body and what it can handle. Know if you’re able to run or if you need to rest.

Rainy Day Running: The winter weather has got to be taken in stride.

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With the winter weather coming, your running routine may take a drop. But don’t let it! Be prepared.

Running Buddies: The Importance of Training Partners

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It’s hard to stay motivated by yourself, adding a running partner to your routine can make all the difference.

When Running Gives You Woes: How to Get Over a Bad Race

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A bad race is a lot like a fight in a relationship: it hurts and makes you fell bad about yourself. But how do you bounce back after a bad race with a good time?

Life of a Runner: Love vs. Hate Relationship

Morning runs are also a struggle for those who'd much rather just stay curled-up in bed (Thomas Hawk Photography)

Running, while a passion, has it’s irritations. There’s no better way to say than to call it what it is: a love/hate relationship.

A Heads-Up on an Awesome Community Race

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EDN’s very own running expert, Rachel Jensen, will be competing in the 2012 Nick Symmonds Springfield 800, which benefits Big Brother, Big Sister of Lane County.

Hills, An Acquired Taste

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Hills are an acquired taste, and sometimes you’ve got to pretend you like them before you can actually like them. A friend whom I ran with in high school loved hills, and would drag me around the ridgeline trail system which, I was convinced, was hell in Eugene.

Life on the Run: Meet Rachel Jensen (Q&A)

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EDN’s Rachel Jensen brings you into the center of Track Town USA with her new column. Here we sit down with Rachel for a little introductory Q&A.

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