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

Life Lessons I Learned from Running

Life Lessons I Learned from Running

The beginning of a new training plan always brings ambitious goals and optimistic thoughts about running. There is nothing like the feeling of a fresh new slate, knowing that training can be anything you make of it. As I eagerly crank out my first few weeks of this training plan, the new miles bring upon … Read More

14 Ways Running is Like a Long Term Relationship

14 Ways Running is Like a Long Term Relationship

In the spirit of Valentine’s day next week, I’ve been thinking about how fortunate I am to have some amazing, loving relationships. I truly believe that my husband, family and friends are some of the absolute best people in the world. While many people think Valentine’s Day is a silly holiday, I think it is … Read More

What Speed Means to Me

What Speed Means to Me

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