5 Ways to Keep Running When It Gets Cold and Dark

5 Ways to Keep Running When It Gets Cold and Dark

As excited as I am to see summer running coming to an end, this only means that cold weather running is right around the corner. The current fall running season really spoils us, it’s still hard not to notice that it gets dark earlier and earlier each day. Maintaining running when it’s cold and dark … Read More

Friday Favorites: Hello March + Top Posts from February

Friday Favorites: Hello March + Top Posts from February

Where did the time go? I swear I just sat down to make my New Year’s Resolutions and suddenly here I am, updating my goals after two months! February flew by even faster than January, but I can’t say I’m too sad to see it go. Here are the top 5 posts from February, in case you … Read More

25k Training Recap: Week 2

25k Training Recap: Week 2

Today begins a new week, and brings to a close the second week of 25k training.  Week one of training was a bit more challenging than I expected, but this week has me feeling back on track. The temperature warmed up a bit this week, at times to nearly 40 degrees, so the snow has … Read More

25k Training Recap: Week 1

25k Training Recap: Week 1

Week one of my new training plan is officially complete! I am so happy to be back to a training plan. I love nothing more than structured workouts and crossing days off a plan. Since completing the New York City Marathon in November, I’ve significantly decreased my mileage. Winter is always the time when I … Read More

Thoughts Runners Have During a Winter Run

Thoughts Runners Have During a Winter Run

Winter running season is in full force, and I am finding my excitement for snow being compromised with freezing temperatures and wind chills. Each time I eagerly step outside to run in the winter wonderland, I am greeted by icy wind chills and slippery sidewalks. This past weekend, my “long run” of 5 miles was … Read More

How to Build a Solid Running Base

How to Build a Solid Running Base

Winter is in full swing here in Michigan, which means freezing temperatures, snow up to our knees, and lots of wind. Even though the elements can certainly be tough, I am a huge advocate of running through the winter. However, despite my best efforts (and failed attempts), I know that winter is not the ideal … Read More