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

Run With More Joy, Less Anguish

Run With More Joy, Less Anguish

by Gary Dudney My understanding of how to run with more joy and less anguish starts with vinegar. There’s a traditional subject in Chinese painting of three old men who are vinegar tasters. The idea is that the three tasters represent the three ancient religions of China: Buddhism, Confucianism, and Taoism. When the Buddhist and … Read More

30 Ways to Become a Better Runner

30 Ways to Become a Better Runner

One of the best parts about running is that there is always room for improvement. Whether you’re a beginner or pro, front of the pack or back of the pack runner, there are always ways in which you can improve. Learning how to become a better runner is an endless quest that teaches us about … Read More