How to Create the Ultimate Winter Running Plan

How to Create the Ultimate Winter Running Plan

Winter is without a doubt the most challenging season for runners. Sure, the summer heat brings its fair share of challenges, but it still doesn’t present nearly as many obstacles as the winter elements. Whether you live in a cold climate or not, the increased hours of darkness make fitting in a run during the … 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

8 Fall Running Tips to Bring Training to the Next Level

8 Fall Running Tips to Bring Training to the Next Level

Cooler temperatures, cloudy skies, beautiful scenery and low humidity are some conditions that runners often dream about. After battling high temperatures and humidity throughout the summer, it begins to feel like we will never experience any relief. But then the first cooler run occurs, leaving runners filled with optimism and excitement. A new season is … Read More

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