9 Tips to Prepare for Your First Race

9 Tips to Prepare for Your First Race

So you did it – you just signed up for your first race. Congratulations! Training for and completing your first race is one of the most exciting, challenging and rewarding processes. There is nothing like trying something new and finishing it on a high. But now that you’ve signed up, how do you prepare for … Read More

Race Day Packing Checklist: What to Bring to the Start

Race Day Packing Checklist: What to Bring to the Start

As the weather begins to clear up and temperatures rise, racing season is quickly approaching. The transition to warmer, sunny weather can only mean one thing: spring races. All across the country, runners of every ability level have set their sights on a race and are making progress towards their goals. While training for any … Read More

8 Race Day Tips for Running Your Best Race

8 Race Day Tips for Running Your Best Race

After 14 weeks of 25k training, today is finally RACE DAY! My excitement is high as I eagerly await the start. The past few weeks of training were spent completing all my race preparation in order for race day to go as smoothly as possible. This race is extra special since it falls on my … 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

What To Do When You Finish Your Goal Race

What To Do When You Finish Your Goal Race

This past week has brought me a front row seat to the great paradox of running. Why is it that I miss running whenever I am forced to take a rest day? But yet I can’t find the motivation whenever I am healthy and have a run planned? After completing my recent goal race, the … Read More

New York City Marathon Recap

New York City Marathon Recap

After reading countless recap posts of the New York City Marathon from previous years, it’s safe to say my anticipation was high leading up to the race. I spent most of my extra time during taper researching the race and anticipating what to expect. Three weeks of obsessively researching logistics and course info had my … Read More