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

6 Secrets to Running Faster: How to Increase Running Speed

6 Secrets to Running Faster: How to Increase Running Speed

Once you’ve been running for a while, it’s easy to settle in and think that you’ve hit your peak. You’ve found a pace that feels comfortable and assume that this is as fast as you will ever run. The thought of trying to increase your running speed feels a bit pointless. It feels as if … Read More

6 Ways to Recover After a Missed Race Goal

6 Ways to Recover After a Missed Race Goal

One of the most discouraging feelings is working hard towards a specific goal, but failing to see hard work pay off. Unfortunately, as runners, it’s common to dedicate an entire training plan to a specific race goal and still have things not go our way on race day. After months of training, you end up … Read More

4 Tempo Run Workouts to Enhance Your Training

4 Tempo Run Workouts to Enhance Your Training

It’s easy to feel overwhelmed when looking for different running workouts. What starts out as a quest to simply discover how to get faster can quickly turn into a numbers game – finding workouts that require you to calculate various percentages, heart rates, paces and oddly structured intervals. Which is why a tempo run workout … Read More