The Ultimate Source for Running Motivation

The Ultimate Source for Running Motivation

When things are going really well during training, it’s hard to imagine needing any extra motivation to run. Times like these – in the midst of training, when you’re feeling really strong – are easy to get out the door. Excitement is high and finding running motivation comes easily. But what happens when life gets … Read More

The Surprising Lesson I Learned from an Extra Hour of Sleep

The Surprising Lesson I Learned from an Extra Hour of Sleep

At some point in January, once the holidays have officially passed, the hours of darkness seem like they intensify. Even though the sun continues to set earlier and rise later throughout December, I never seem to mind it during the holiday season. Once the holidays are officially over and we are in the depths of … Read More

The Best 15 Reasons to Run

The Best 15 Reasons to Run

Whenever I look back on the past 8 or so years of my life, I always find that nothing has remained more consistent that running. While my life has changed, sometimes drastically, running has always remained the same. Running has been with me through some difficult lows and some incredible highs, and I can’t even … Read More

Life Wisdom I’ve Gained From Running Marathons

Life Wisdom I’ve Gained From Running Marathons

Even 9 days after the NYC Marathon, I am still finding myself looking through memories from race day. Each day I try to plan for the future, and in doing so am always brought back to articles or pictures from the marathon. While this was not my first marathon, the experience of running 26 miles … 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

Running Alone… Together

Running Alone… Together

I met someone last weekend, a friend of a friend, who had just been convinced to run her first 5k. She claimed that she despised running, saying that when she tries it she feels terrible the entire time she is running, and doesn’t feel any better afterwards. I feel ya, girl. Looking back on when … Read More