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

Marathon Training Recap: Week 7

Marathon Training Recap: Week 7

When recapping this week, I actually had to look to see what week it was of marathon training. And then after I looked, I still wrote that it was week 6. I’d say that about sums up how marathon training is going so far – it’s going by fast! This week involved a lot of stress … 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

Perspective: The One Thing that Affects Running the Most

Perspective: The One Thing that Affects Running the Most

As I look back on my training log from this past year, I can’t help but re-live some of the best and worst running memories of the year. Looking back through each and every run (marathon training in particular) has been really eye opening for me. It is so interesting to see how runs of … Read More