8 Things I Wish I Knew Before My First Half Marathon

8 Things I Wish I Knew Before My First Half Marathon

If you’ve decided to run your first half marathon, you are certainly in for a wild ride. Completing your first half marathon is an experience that will never be forgotten, and definitely worth all of the hard work during training. But no matter how well you train, you’ll likely encounter a few surprises on race … Read More

How to Fuel a Long Run: 6 Tips for Eating During a Run

How to Fuel a Long Run: 6 Tips for Eating During a Run

Learning how to eat during a run is often an unexpectedly challenging task for new runners. We’re all aware of the need to fuel during long runs, but by the time we arrive at this point in our training, we find ourselves uncertain how to actually do so. How should I fuel a long run? … Read More

6 Steps to Recover from a Running Injury

6 Steps to Recover from a Running Injury

Whether you are training for a goal race or simply running to stay in shape, there is nothing worse than having your running routine come to an unexpected halt. Running injuries are some of the most frustrating experiences for runners, and understandably so. Which makes learning to recover from a running injury especially difficult. Recovering … Read More

7 Running Mistakes: The Worst Things to Do During a Long Run

7 Running Mistakes: The Worst Things to Do During a Long Run

It’s common to make a few running mistakes during training, even if you’re a seasoned runner. Mistakes help us learn, grow and develop a strategy for success. However, there are a few things that you should always avoid doing during a long run. Long distance running is a physically taxing sport, there’s no secret about … Read More

11 Strategies to Improve Your Marathon Finish Time

11 Strategies to Improve Your Marathon Finish Time

Running a marathon is a challenging feat, so making the decision to try to improve your marathon finish time takes a great deal of courage. When you train to run a faster marathon, you are choosing to embrace the idea of failure while taking a chance on your dreams. No matter how many attempts it … Read More

10 Things to Do the Day Before a Marathon or Half Marathon

10 Things to Do the Day Before a Marathon or Half Marathon

Signing up for a marathon or half marathon is a scary act. Committing to running a distance that may feel nearly impossible from the start involves a lot of dedication and perseverance. And even with the best of training, the day before your marathon or half marathon often involves nerves, anxiety and plenty of unknowns. … Read More