How to Taper for a Half Marathon

How to Taper for a Half Marathon

After months of building mileage and intensity during half marathon training, the thought of reducing mileage and tapering before race day might feel a little unsettling. However, taper is a crucial element of any half marathon training plan. Do you need to taper for a half marathon? Running a half marathon might be a bucket … Read More

How to Run Long Distance | 10 Tips for Long Distance Running

How to Run Long Distance | 10 Tips for Long Distance Running

Long distance running sounds intimidating when you’re first beginning. When a mile or two feels like a struggle, it’s hard to imagine that running double digit mileage could ever feel normal. However, running long distances can actually come naturally with the right training. How to run long distances? Ah, the golden question. Most runners find … Read More

14 Tips for Safely Running in the Dark

14 Tips for Safely Running in the Dark

Runners are persistent. We love our sport and will do whatever it takes to squeeze in that daily run – even if it means getting up at dawn or running at night. Sometimes it feels nearly impossible to fit in our runs during the daylight, leaving us with the option to either run in the … Read More

18 Clever Running Hacks Every Runner Should Know

18 Clever Running Hacks Every Runner Should Know

Just about every runner we know is fairly obsessed with the sport. We run because we love it, it brings us joy and helps us become a better version of ourselves. But that’s not to say that running doesn’t come with its fair share of struggles and frustrations. These clever running hacks can help make … Read More

How to Treat and Avoid Runner’s Trots

How to Treat and Avoid Runner’s Trots

After increasing your mileage, building fitness, creating a fuel plan and waking up before dawn, the last thing any runner wants to deal with is stomach issues on the run. Yet runner’s trots is a fairly common experience – and often occurs and the most inconvenient times. There is nothing quite as frightening as the … Read More

4 Ways to Build Mental Strength for Distance Running

4 Ways to Build Mental Strength for Distance Running

When most people thing about long distance running, they imagine long runs that are hard on the body. And while this is certainly true, runners know that although distance running presents an incredible physical challenge, the key to success lies in your mental strength. What is mental strength? Mental strength means being able to overcome … Read More