12 Things No One Tells You About Running

12 Things No One Tells You About Running

Running in itself seems like a fairly simple sport: lace up your shoes, head out the door and put one foot in front of the other. But while the sport may seem fairly simplistic on the outside, there is still a fair bit to learn in those first few days. A large part of being … Read More

7 Training Strategies to Achieve Your Next Race Goal

7 Training Strategies to Achieve Your Next Race Goal

Completing my 6th marathon this past weekend taught me so many things that I’d failed to learn already. This marathon brought many new fears and uncertainties as I trained to hit my first ever time goal in the marathon. Sure, I’d trained for PRs before – but never for a full marathon. I’d learned time … Read More

5 Ways to Break Out of a Running Slump

5 Ways to Break Out of a Running Slump

It happens to all of us at one point or another. We’ve been in the groove for a while, until one day we head outside and suddenly can’t remember why we’re running. Running begins to feel mundane and monotonous, and before anything can be done about it we find ourselves are knee deep in a … Read More

How to Train for a Marathon and Still Have a Life

How to Train for a Marathon and Still Have a Life

When most runners think about marathon training, the first thing that comes to mind is time consuming long runs and training throughout the week. Marathon training is notorious for its massive time commitment, leaving runners to joke that there is no way to have a life while training for a marathon. As I prepared to … Read More

Marathon Training Recap: Week 6

Marathon Training Recap: Week 6

This week was another great week in terms of marathon training! There is nothing quite as satisfying as being able to check off every single workout on a training plan. Once I get back in the habit of completing every run and workout without excuses or temptation to skip, it becomes easier and easier to … Read More

Rock n Roll Half Marathon + Marathon Training Recap: Week 5

Rock n Roll Half Marathon + Marathon Training Recap: Week 5

Heading in to this week, I was a little nervous about how my motivation would hold out. This past week was spent up in northern Michigan with my husband and parents for a week of vacation. I was eager to get away this week after many days spent house hunting, and originally anticipated that my … Read More