Perspective: The One Thing that Affects Running the Most

Perspective: The One Thing that Affects Running the Most

As I look back on my training log from this past year, I can’t help but re-live some of the best and worst running memories of the year. Looking back through each and every run (marathon training in particular) has been really eye opening for me. It is so interesting to see how runs of … Read More

Running Gadgets that Every Runner Needs to Have

Running Gadgets that Every Runner Needs to Have

Whether you’re looking for a gift for the runner in your life, or looking for something to enhance your own running, I’ve found that even the littlest things can make a big difference for a runner. Throughout my time as a ‘runner’ I’ve experimented with many different gadgets. Some running gadgets were exciting but short-lived, … Read More

The Best Half Marathon Training Plan for Every Runner

The Best Half Marathon Training Plan for Every Runner

When I decided to run my first half marathon, I had absolutely no idea what I was doing. A couple of my family members wanted to run one, and I decided to jump on the bandwagon. Had I been running? Sure, a little. I spent time obsessively at the gym every morning running on their … Read More

What To Do When You Finish Your Goal Race

What To Do When You Finish Your Goal Race

This past week has brought me a front row seat to the great paradox of running. Why is it that I miss running whenever I am forced to take a rest day? But yet I can’t find the motivation whenever I am healthy and have a run planned? After completing my recent goal race, the … Read More

10 Ways to Overcome the Wall in a Marathon

10 Ways to Overcome the Wall in a Marathon

Saturdays are always incredibly exciting, but today is a particularly thrilling one. Not only am I in New York City doing your typical touristy things, but today is MARATHON EVE. Tomorrow morning I will wake up at the crack of dawn to run my 5th marathon! There are many thoughts running through my head as … Read More

How to Mentally Prepare for a Race

How to Mentally Prepare for a Race

As the New York City Marathon gets closer, it seems that time is now moving even quicker than it’s usual speed-of-light pace. I am finding myself running out of time to get everything done each day, even with shorter runs while I taper for the race. This is something that always happens to me during … Read More