Celebrate Global Running Day!

Celebrate Global Running Day!

Happy Global Running Day! Today is all about getting outside to celebrate this beautiful sport, and there is no right or wrong way to celebrate. Whether you’re a seasoned runner heading out for a scheduled run or just heading out for the first time – making time for yourself is all it takes to celebrate … Read More

What Speed Means to Me: For all the “Slow Runners”

What Speed Means to Me: For all the “Slow Runners”

Since I started running 7 years ago, I have placed in only one race. That race was a small, local 10k put on to raise money for the community. During this race, I pushed myself to paces that felt ridiculously uncomfortable. Upon finishing, I surprised myself with a personal best and 1st place finish in … Read More

10 Reasons I’m Thankful for Running

10 Reasons I’m Thankful for Running

This Thanksgiving, I want to intentionally make time to reflect on one aspect of my life for which I am very thankful: running. As life progresses, the people, places and circumstances may change, but through it all running remains consistent. We may run on different trails, in different climates, and with many different goals, but … Read More

26.2 Weird Things Runners Love

26.2 Weird Things Runners Love

Running is a simple sport, yet at times it can feel like we are speaking our own language when we try to share with non-runners. For an activity as simple as moving your own two feet, it sure brings quite a few unique experiences. These things runners love may sound strange and unfamiliar to others, … Read More

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

5 Ways to Overcome Low Running Motivation

5 Ways to Overcome Low Running Motivation

Running has enriched the quality of my life in so many ways, and yet finding the motivation to head outside still isn’t always easy. It occurred to me on Global Running Day, as I was thinking through my reasons for running and loving the sport, that it’s really too bad more people don’t get past … Read More