Taper Before a Race: Everything You Need to Know

Taper Before a Race: Everything You Need to Know

The last few weeks leading up to a race bring a mix of so many emotions. Runners experience everything from excitement, to nerves, anxiety, giddiness and so much more. All of these emotions combined with less mileage means runners have even more time to sit and obsess about the race. As race day approaches, it’s … Read More

30 Ways to Become a Better Runner

30 Ways to Become a Better Runner

One of the best parts about running is that there is always room for improvement. Whether you’re a beginner or pro, front of the pack or back of the pack runner, there are always ways in which you can improve. Learning how to become a better runner is an endless quest that teaches us about … Read More

8 Fall Running Tips to Bring Training to the Next Level

8 Fall Running Tips to Bring Training to the Next Level

Cooler temperatures, cloudy skies, beautiful scenery and low humidity are some conditions that runners often dream about. After battling high temperatures and humidity throughout the summer, it begins to feel like we will never experience any relief. But then the first cooler run occurs, leaving runners filled with optimism and excitement. A new season is … Read More

A Guide to Long Run Recovery: What to Do Post-Run

A Guide to Long Run Recovery: What to Do Post-Run

With fall right around the corner, the ideal time for running is quickly approaching. After an intense summer running season, fall brings some welcomed relief. The transition to fall running season means seeing tons of distance races and an increase in training mileage. With all this mileage comes some of the most overlooked aspects of … Read More

5 Tricks to Prepare for the Mental Battle of a Marathon

5 Tricks to Prepare for the Mental Battle of a Marathon

Marathon training is notorious for its time-consuming long runs and the endless hunger, aches, and preparation that comes with them. While increasing mileage during training is crucial for completing a marathon, it’s really only half the strategy. The other half comes from training your mind for the mental battle that comes during a marathon. Mentally … Read More

5 Guidelines to Return to Running After a Race

5 Guidelines to Return to Running After a Race

We hear so much about preparation for races, training plans, and race day goals that sometimes we forget that the days after a race need a plan too. Running can be a lifetime sport, but in order to make it one, we can’t forget about those crucial days after a race. Learning when to return … Read More