10 Tips to Successfully Conquer Running on Vacation

10 Tips to Successfully Conquer Running on Vacation

As marathon training gets underway, I am finding myself already trying to rearrange runs on my training plan to fit them in around our travels. Fall races are my absolute favorite, but this usually means maintaining training during some of the busiest months of the year. While summer running can be very satisfying, it definitely … Read More

8 Tips to Make Running in the Heat Easier

8 Tips to Make Running in the Heat Easier

We have been having some abnormally warm weather here in Michigan lately. The majority of the days these past few weeks have seen temperatures in the 80s with sunny skies. After a winter filled with sub-zero temperatures and lengthy snow storms, running in the heat feels incredibly different. Exposing my skin to sunshine after such … Read More

Should You Skip a Run? Here’s What You Need to Know

Should You Skip a Run? Here’s What You Need to Know

Have you ever looked at your training plan and found yourself wondering “should I skip my run today?”. I know I have. (More times than I care to admit)! I often struggle with trying to decide whether I am just feeling lazy and unmotivated, or am actually experiencing a legit reason to forgo my run … Read More

7 Ways to Bring Spring Running to the Next Level

7 Ways to Bring Spring Running to the Next Level

There is nothing more refreshing than the first time you see blue skies after what feels like an endless winter. Or returning from work to find the sun still shining and hours of daylight left in the day. Spring running season always feels like a fresh start after a seemingly endless winter. After months spent … Read More

Thoughts Runners Have During a Winter Run

Thoughts Runners Have During a Winter Run

Winter running season is in full force, and I am finding my excitement for snow being compromised with freezing temperatures and wind chills. Each time I eagerly step outside to run in the winter wonderland, I am greeted by icy wind chills and slippery sidewalks. This past weekend, my “long run” of 5 miles was … Read More

Ideas for Staying Active in the Summer

Ideas for Staying Active in the Summer

Happy Memorial Day weekend! Yaaaaaaaaaaaay for Saturday:). This weekend is the official start of summer, and I couldn’t be happier. As Memorial Day approaches (still can’t believe it’s already that time of year again?!), I’ve started thinking about summer. This time of year is one of my favorites, because I get to research and solidify … Read More