I'm super excited to announce something I've been working really hard on this summer. For a long time I've tried to come up with ways I can coach more runners and add value to your training for free in a way that's different from what you can find in other places. In mid-June a light bulb went off and I had the idea to start the Race Pace Run Club (RPRC). RPRC is free and open to everyone no … [Read more...] about Exciting Announcement!
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Training for your first marathon is exciting, but it can be intimidating. Having a good training plan, shoes that fit you properly and proper clothing are no-brainers. But what are some of the other things you need to ensure you have a successful training season? You don't have to spend a ton of money, but you do need to invest a little money on the things that will enhance your training the … [Read more...] about Training for Your 1st Marathon: 7 Must-Have Items that Will Enhance Your Training
As a fan, a participant and coach it's been an overwhelming week in the world of running. I'm not sure I've ever been so inspired by a group of runners as I was on Monday and maybe even more so today as I procrastinate doing my own workout as I read race recap after race recap. Good race or bad race, these runners have heart and grit. Something that has been standing out to me as a coach the … [Read more...] about Are We Really Willing To Give What it Takes to Reach Our Running Goals?
No doubt you already know that Marathon Monday is one week from today! While, my own running of the Boston Marathon has felt blurry ever since returning home from the race last April, the memories have been flooding back in as runners, spectators and dreamers gear up for the 2015 race. Looking back there are three things I wish I had done differently. #1. Not purchased official gear at the … [Read more...] about Boston Marathon: 3 Things I Wish I Had Done Differently + A Round-up of the Best Tips for Conquering the Course
Whether we've run in the exact same make and model of shoe for years or spent years trying to find the perfect shoe, we've all had it happen to us... Our most beloved running shoe of all time, gets an unwanted update. In my 26 years of running I've had this happen a number of times. When I was younger I could pretty much run in any shoe, but that's not the case now. Here's a fun story, in … [Read more...] about How to Buy New Running Shoes When Your Go-to Model Gets an Unwanted Update
A few of my personal rules for running this winter include: Keep it simple. Do the work. Go outside. Don't overthink it. The hardest of these things to do is often the third one on the list. It's cold! It's winter! Of course getting out the door is hard. But, it's made easier when I make doing a dynamic warm-up a non-negotiable. My personal dynamic warm-up routine is super simple, I enjoy … [Read more...] about The Dynamic 8: Exercises to Do Before You Go Outside for Your Run