8 Things I Wish I Knew Before My First Half Marathon

8 Things I Wish I Knew Before My First Half Marathon

If you’ve decided to run your first half marathon, you are certainly in for a wild ride. Completing your first half marathon is an experience that will never be forgotten, and definitely worth all of the hard work during training. But no matter how well you train, you’ll likely encounter a few surprises on race … Read More

8 Tips for Running Your First 5k Race

8 Tips for Running Your First 5k Race

Signing up to run your first 5k race is an exciting feeling. After days or months of contemplating the idea, you’ve finally committed and are ready for training to begin. However, as race day approaches, you might find yourself feeling a bit anxious and uncertain without knowing what to expect. Running your first race often … Read More

How to Start Running: 6 Steps for Beginner Runners

How to Start Running: 6 Steps for Beginner Runners

The act of running has always sounds and looks a bit intriguing. Seeing other runners out the roads bursting with endorphins and sweat and loving every minute of it makes the sport look quite appealing. The thought of learning to run becomes quite tempting, and before you know it, you’re ready to start running. But … Read More

How to Conquer the 4 Biggest Obstacles for Runners

How to Conquer the 4 Biggest Obstacles for Runners

On the surface, running sounds like a fairly simple activity. What’s complicated about a sport that can be completed anywhere, with no equipment, all by yourself? Well in reality – quite a bit. Many new runners are drawn to the sport for its simplicity and accessibility. Literally anyone can run – anyone. It doesn’t matter … Read More

5 Strategies to Push Past a Running Plateau

5 Strategies to Push Past a Running Plateau

No matter how much we love running or how consistently we train, it is inevitable that we will hit a running plateau at some point during training. Hitting a running plateau is a frustrating experience. Despite our best efforts during training, we find ourselves feeling a little stale on each run. It seems that no … Read More

How to Run a Fast 5k

How to Run a Fast 5k

As a long distance runner, attempting to race a 5k often feels foreign, uncomfortable, and downright hard. During a marathon or half marathon, many runners slow down and take things easy. However, during a 5k, many runners take the opportunity to really give it their all. As a shorter distance, it’s easy to assume that … Read More