The Perfect Morning Run Routine | Tips for Running in the Morning

The Perfect Morning Run Routine | Tips for Running in the Morning

Many of us envy those early morning runners. As we wrap up the work day and begrudgingly lace up our running shoes, we find ourselves wishing we could get motivated to complete our run before the day even starts. However, the key to becoming a morning runner is actually quite simple. Establish a morning run … Read More

The Best Virtual Running Challenges of 2020

The Best Virtual Running Challenges of 2020

Most runners began 2020 as usual: signing up for fall races and setting big running goals for the year. Little did we know that running events would change drastically as the year progressed. Suddenly, our goal races have all become virtual running challenges. What is a virtual challenge? With many in-person events being cancelled for … Read More

How Long Should Your Longest Marathon Training Run Be?

How Long Should Your Longest Marathon Training Run Be?

Many runners find themselves feeling a little overwhelmed as they begin marathon training. It’s hard to imagine completing 26.2 miles when your training never takes you to that distance – especially during your long runs. The longest run before a marathon is usually quite a few miles shorter than the actual race distance itself. How … Read More

Running Heart Rate Zones: A Guide to Heart Rate Training

Running Heart Rate Zones: A Guide to Heart Rate Training

If you’ve purchased a smart watch or looked into training plans lately, you might notice that many of them include heart rate details. Learning to utilize running heart rate zones can help add focus to your training. What is running heart rate training? Simply put, heart rate training uses your different heart rate zones to … Read More

How to Run a Mile Without Stopping or Getting Tired

How to Run a Mile Without Stopping or Getting Tired

One of the first obstacles beginner runners face is learning how to run a mile without stopping or getting out of breath. Many new runners learn, to their disappointment, that even though they might be in decent physical shape, running a mile proves surprisingly difficult. How can I run a mile without getting tired? As … Read More

Can You Run a Marathon Without Training?

Can You Run a Marathon Without Training?

As a distance runner, I have learned time and time again that consistency is key. The best way to set yourself up for success during a half or full marathon is to follow a training plan and complete your long runs. However, even though we all sign up for races with the best of intentions … Read More