11 Strategies to Improve Your Marathon Finish Time

11 Strategies to Improve Your Marathon Finish Time

Running a marathon is a challenging feat, so making the decision to try to improve your marathon finish time takes a great deal of courage. When you train to run a faster marathon, you are choosing to embrace the idea of failure while taking a chance on your dreams. No matter how many attempts it … Read More

10 Things to Do the Day Before a Marathon or Half Marathon

10 Things to Do the Day Before a Marathon or Half Marathon

Signing up for a marathon or half marathon is a scary act. Committing to running a distance that may feel nearly impossible from the start involves a lot of dedication and perseverance. And even with the best of training, the day before your marathon or half marathon often involves nerves, anxiety and plenty of unknowns. … Read More

Bayshore Marathon Training Recap: Week 8

Bayshore Marathon Training Recap: Week 8

After a rough “long run” the week before, I was nervous heading into this week. My body seems to be adjusting much more slowly to the increase in mileage than it usually does, and marathon training has felt significantly different this time around. It’s interesting to me how our bodies change throughout life – sometimes … Read More

10 Tips for Your Best Long Run Ever

10 Tips for Your Best Long Run Ever

With racing season quickly approaching, runners everywhere are starting to really dig deep to complete those weekend long runs. Each week brings a new distance on the training plan – one that felt impossible just a few weeks ago. Whether your weekly long run involves finishing 8 miles for the first time or completing the … Read More

Bayshore Marathon Training Recap: Week 7

Bayshore Marathon Training Recap: Week 7

Maintaining consistent running motivation this winter has been a struggle. While there have been a few weeks of consistent training, most of my training so far this season has been a constant battle of whether or not to skip a run. After a bit of deliberation, I decided to switch to the 3 Day Per … Read More

Bayshore Marathon Training Recap: Week 6

Bayshore Marathon Training Recap: Week 6

After returning from vacation, I felt more motivated than ever to get back in the groove and return to consistent training. I expected this week to be a complete success, but as things got rolling I realized how quickly that running motivation can fade. The first half of this week left me feeling like a … Read More