Pre-Race Countdown: What to Do the Week Before a Race

Pre-Race Countdown: What to Do the Week Before a Race

Time always seems to fly by while training for a race. With each workout crossed off on the training plan, race day gets closer and closer. As race day approaches, most runners focus on preparing for race morning and planning logistics for the weekend – but fail to prepare for the week before the race. … Read More

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

Fartlek Training: Speed Workout Ideas for Runners

Fartlek Training: Speed Workout Ideas for Runners

The term fartlek is definitely a strange one. It sounds more like a noise you’d make when you sneeze than a  running workout. But despite its silly name, fartlek training is a type of running that many runners have found helpful when increasing their speed. Despite the benefits, though, some runners neglect to incorporate these … Read More

10 Epic 30 Day Running Challenge Ideas

10 Epic 30 Day Running Challenge Ideas

Whether you’re setting new goals for yourself or are looking for a way to stay motivated until your next race, a running challenge is a great way to keep your momentum going. There is a running challenge for everyone. Having no plan to follow can make running feel somewhat purposeless. As time passes our motivation … Read More

10 Steps to Achieve Any Running Goal

10 Steps to Achieve Any Running Goal

It’s no secret that I am a very goal oriented person. I love setting goals of all kinds, whether they’re personal, financial, spiritual, marital or you guessed it – running goals. New Years is without a doubt one of my favorite times of year. I love sitting down with a pen and paper do decide … Read More

5 Ways to Keep Running When It Gets Cold and Dark

5 Ways to Keep Running When It Gets Cold and Dark

As excited as I am to see summer running coming to an end, this only means that cold weather running is right around the corner. The current fall running season really spoils us, it’s still hard not to notice that it gets dark earlier and earlier each day. Maintaining running when it’s cold and dark … Read More