Race Day Packing Checklist: What to Bring to the Start

Race Day Packing Checklist: What to Bring to the Start

As the weather begins to clear up and temperatures rise, racing season is quickly approaching. The transition to warmer, sunny weather can only mean one thing: spring races. All across the country, runners of every ability level have set their sights on a race and are making progress towards their goals. While training for any … Read More

10 Tips for Your Best Long Run Ever

10 Tips for Your Best Long Run Ever

With racing season quickly approaching, runners everywhere are starting to really dig deep to complete those weekend long runs. Each week brings a new distance on the training plan – one that felt impossible just a few weeks ago. Whether your weekly long run involves finishing 8 miles for the first time or completing the … Read More

5 Reasons to Embrace Easy Running

5 Reasons to Embrace Easy Running

One of the greatest joys in running comes from pushing yourself to the limits and accomplishing a goal. Whether that means successfully completing an interval at a challenging pace, earning a PR or finishing a tempo run – the satisfaction makes everything worth it. A common misconception amongst runners is that in order to achieve … Read More

5 Ways to Avoid Treadmill Boredom

5 Ways to Avoid Treadmill Boredom

Runners are notorious for trudging through some wicked weather. We stubbornly stick to our training plans as if deviating from them in any way would drastically affect our performance. Even middle of the pack runners such as myself know the guilt that accompanies a missed training run. When the weather gets rough, we continue to … Read More

9 Things to Know Before Training for a Marathon

9 Things to Know Before Training for a Marathon

When I first started running, training for a marathon never sounded appealing to me. It had never been one of my bucket list goals, and I’d never felt any desire to know what it felt like to push my body to its physical limits. Even by the time I signed up for my first half … Read More

7 Training Strategies to Achieve Your Next Race Goal

7 Training Strategies to Achieve Your Next Race Goal

Completing my 6th marathon this past weekend taught me so many things that I’d failed to learn already. This marathon brought many new fears and uncertainties as I trained to hit my first ever time goal in the marathon. Sure, I’d trained for PRs before – but never for a full marathon. I’d learned time … Read More