9 Tips to Prepare for Your First Race

9 Tips to Prepare for Your First Race

So you did it – you just signed up for your first race. Congratulations! Training for and completing your first race is one of the most exciting, challenging and rewarding processes. There is nothing like trying something new and finishing it on a high. But now that you’ve signed up, how do you prepare for … Read More

Race Day Packing Checklist: What to Bring to the Start

Race Day Packing Checklist: What to Bring to the Start

As the weather begins to clear up and temperatures rise, racing season is quickly approaching. The transition to warmer, sunny weather can only mean one thing: spring races. All across the country, runners of every ability level have set their sights on a race and are making progress towards their goals. While training for any … Read More

How to Progress from a Half Marathon to a Full

How to Progress from a Half Marathon to a Full

Completing a half marathon is no small accomplishment. The chafing, bruised toe nails, early bed times and early mornings are only a small price to pay to accomplish such a feat. Finishing a half marathon calls for celebration. You have just pushed your body to the limits, conquering distances you never thought possible. And even … Read More

8 Race Day Tips for Running Your Best Race

8 Race Day Tips for Running Your Best Race

After 14 weeks of 25k training, today is finally RACE DAY! My excitement is high as I eagerly await the start. The past few weeks of training were spent completing all my race preparation in order for race day to go as smoothly as possible. This race is extra special since it falls on my … Read More

13.1 Tips to Make Your Next Half Marathon Awesome

13.1 Tips to Make Your Next Half Marathon Awesome

Running is one of my favorite ways to test my limits and challenge myself. I have learned more about myself through running than I have in any other aspect of my life. The opportunities for improvement are limitless in this sport, and I love the fact that more and more people seem to be taking … Read More

Increase Your Speed: The Best 30 Minute Interval Run

Increase Your Speed: The Best 30 Minute Interval Run

I am not a fast runner by any means. My race times consistently place me right in the middle of the pack. My pace per mile is pretty average, never earning me a first place finish but always ensuring that I don’t finish last. Even so, I enjoy challenging myself and setting new goals each … Read More