The Best Virtual Running Challenges of 2020

The Best Virtual Running Challenges of 2020

Most runners began 2020 as usual: signing up for fall races and setting big running goals for the year. Little did we know that running events would change drastically as the year progressed. Suddenly, our goal races have all become virtual running challenges. What is a virtual challenge? With many in-person events being cancelled for … Read More

The 16 Best Fall Marathons in the U.S.

The 16 Best Fall Marathons in the U.S.

As a distance runner, there is something particularly enticing about a fall marathon. Between the weather, timing of training and abundance of race choices, fall seems like the perfect time to run a marathon. Starting to train in the heat of the summer and continuing as the temperatures gradually cool is a great way to … Read More

Martian Half Marathon Recap + 25k Training: Week 12

Martian Half Marathon Recap + 25k Training: Week 12

The transition back to reality and a daily routine is always a bit rough after vacation. However, adjusting my training after a week in Hawaii turned out to bed significantly easier than I had expected. After a successful 10 mile run before the week began, I was feeling more adjusted and motivated than usual after … Read More

The Best of Runnin’ for Sweets in 2018

The Best of Runnin’ for Sweets in 2018

Each year it feels like time seems to fly by even faster than before, and 2018 certainly felt like it went by in a blink of an eye. But at the same time, 2018 was filled with plenty of running, fitness goals, challenges, changes, consistency and everything in between. Before the New Year begins, I … Read More

Indianapolis Monumental Marathon Recap

Indianapolis Monumental Marathon Recap

After 20 weeks of training, this past weekend brought the day I’d been waiting for: RACE DAY. This marathon was my 6th marathon, but training was a bit different than the previous 5 because I was training for a specific time goal. After setting a PR in my very first marathon, I hadn’t given much … Read More

Marathon Training Week 18 + Detroit Half Marathon Recap

Marathon Training Week 18 + Detroit Half Marathon Recap

This week was an exciting week of marathon training because it included a race! In 2015 I ran the Detroit Marathon and this year was lucky enough to return for the International Detroit Half Marathon! I fell in love with this race when I ran the full a few years ago. The course was awesome, … Read More