The Ultimate Source for Running Motivation

The Ultimate Source for Running Motivation

When things are going really well during training, it’s hard to imagine needing any extra motivation to run. Times like these – in the midst of training, when you’re feeling really strong – are easy to get out the door. Excitement is high and finding running motivation comes easily. But what happens when life gets … Read More

Getting Out of that Fitness Funk

Getting Out of that Fitness Funk

Winter is undoubtedly the toughest time of year to maintain fitness. Whether or not you live in a cold environment, the increasing darkness is tough. Motivation is significantly harder to come by when it’s dark on your way to work in the mornings, and then dark again when you return. The lengthy darkness certainly does … Read More

The Best 15 Reasons to Run

The Best 15 Reasons to Run

Whenever I look back on the past 8 or so years of my life, I always find that nothing has remained more consistent that running. While my life has changed, sometimes drastically, running has always remained the same. Running has been with me through some difficult lows and some incredible highs, and I can’t even … 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

Friday Five: Things That Will Inspire You Today

Friday Five: Things That Will Inspire You Today

Happy Friday! Today is the last day of the week and I am finally caught up from our trip last weekend. Recovering from a marathon is always a tricky time for me mentally. On one hand, I’ve been looking forward to these days of resting guilt-free for the past four months. But on the other … Read More

Silent Saturday

Silent Saturday

As we wake up on this glorious Saturday morning, I know that many folks are gearing up to head out (or have already headed out) for their weekly long runs. I have a bulletin board in my room that holds all of my favorite running pictures and running scenes. Sometimes when I am lacking motivation … Read More