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November 2001 issue

33

2002 MARATHON GUIDE
Planning on running a marathon this year? Let us help you choose the race that’s right for you. Check out some of the best marathons in the state and across the nation.

13

OLYMPIC HOPEFUL
Malibu’s Derek Kite believes his steeplechase and lifeguard background will lead to a triathlon medal in the 2004 Games in Athens, Greece.

54

WINTER BONANZA
Ready for the snow season? Get in shape for Southern California’s cool sports.

66

CELEBRITY WORKOUT
She’s not just a VIP, she’s also a fitness fanatic. Natalie Raitano provides insight on her training regimen.

42

Product Guide
The New Year brings fresh, hot products from sunglasses to bikes to energy bars.

64

Top Trails
Want to run some of the Southland’s top trails? Check out The List for descriptions and directions.

29

Ironman
ABC 7 sports reporter Curt Sandoval lives the life of a triathlete when he’s not in front of the camera.

24

Running Blues
If you need a place to run in the Valley and maybe even people to run with, the New Basin Blues may be for you.

26

Trail Courtesy
Are you as courteous on the trails as you should be? Find out what it takes to make our trails a safer place.

17

Eco-Challenge
Santa Monica’s Amos Schwartzfarb lets you in on what he and his teammates went through during Eco-Challenge: New Zealand.

28

Mental Running
Olympian Jeff Galloway explains how your brain may be working against you during training.

46

Training Tips
Make sure you are getting all you can out of your heart rate monitor.

58

Ooof Workout
Be the first on your block to try this fun activity created by Santa Monica trainer Michael Carson.

61

Events Calendar
Southern California's most comprehensive resource for races.







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