How to Train for a Marathon and Still Have a Life

How to Train for a Marathon and Still Have a Life

When most runners think about marathon training, the first thing that comes to mind is time consuming long runs and training throughout the week. Marathon training is notorious for its massive time commitment, leaving runners to joke that there is no way to have a life while training for a marathon. As I prepared to … Read More

10 Game Changing Tips for Long Distance Running

10 Game Changing Tips for Long Distance Running

When people ask me what I love about running, one of my first answers is always the long run. I, along with most long distance runners, have a continuing love-hate relationship with the long run. Running long distances pushes my body outside of its comfort zone, to points of exhaustion, pain, and mental instability. But … Read More

25k Training Recap: Week 13

25k Training Recap: Week 13

May certainly kicked off with the spring weather I’d been hoping for, and really gave me a taste of what I’m in for with the upcoming summer running season. It’s amazing how our bodies adapt to different environments without us even noticing. This 70 degree week made me feel like I was melting in the … Read More

5 Secrets to Increase Your Running Endurance Quickly

5 Secrets to Increase Your Running Endurance Quickly

When I first started running, it took me years to believe that running didn’t always feel “hard”. I would run a mile at a time, try to run fast, and finish feeling like I could not run another step. This left me very discouraged. After a few weeks or months, I’d head outside and try … Read More

25k Training Recap: Week 11

25k Training Recap: Week 11

April is flying by already and here we are at the end of week 11 of 25k training. Only 3 weeks to go now! The weather was definitely less than ideal at the beginning of this week, but it finally warmed up and we saw the sun again by the end. The weather forecast is finally … Read More

25k Training Recap: Week 10

25k Training Recap: Week 10

Happy Marathon Monday! Anyone else planning to watch the Boston Marathon today?! One of my friends is running this morning and she is crazy fast (she is starting with the elites!). I am excited to cheer on all those awesome runners! Today brings to a close week 10 of 25k training. I can’t believe 10 … Read More