Marathon Training Recap: Week 4

Marathon Training Recap: Week 4

Marathon training is well under way as week 4 wraps up and I just can’t believe almost a quarter of training is complete! It definitely doesn’t feel like that’s the case after this week, as I planned a cut back week to prepare for a half marathon this weekend. The mileage this week was a … Read More

Marathon Training Recap: Week 3

Marathon Training Recap: Week 3

This past week was an awesome week of training. The first couple weeks started off a little rocky with an illness and some traveling, so it felt really great to finally settle in the groove this week. The temperatures were ridiculous early on in the week but I kept reminding myself of all the times … 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

Marathon Training Recap: Week 2

Marathon Training Recap: Week 2

It’s been really hard for me to believe that marathon training season is underway! The beginning of summer running season always makes fall races feel so far off. This week was particularly challenging to stay motivated to train as we ventured up north for a camping trip. I decided to count our hiking mileage towards … Read More

New Race Goals + Marathon Training Recap: Week 1

New Race Goals + Marathon Training Recap: Week 1

Back in January, I set some running goals for 2018. Nothing leaves me feeling more excited or motivated than making some big running plans for a fresh, new year. After running the New York City Marathon last November, I took a few months off to recover and decide what I wanted to do next. I … Read More

How to Build a Solid Running Base

How to Build a Solid Running Base

Winter is in full swing here in Michigan, which means freezing temperatures, snow up to our knees, and lots of wind. Even though the elements can certainly be tough, I am a huge advocate of running through the winter. However, despite my best efforts (and failed attempts), I know that winter is not the ideal time … Read More