Category: Running and Races

Half Marathon Training Tips: How to Properly Prepare

Half marathon training is not as bad as you might think. However, if you want to be a serious runner, it does take commitment and it will get tough. It’s the same with anything you have to train for, but in the end, it’s all worth…

Dealing with a Canceled Race: What Runners Can Do

Dealing with a canceled race can be really frustrating. That’s especially true when you have trained hard and have been looking forward to the event. As public events cancel while other places open up, the apparent lack of continuity can play with your mind. We have been dealing…

The Best Stretching Tools For Runners

Stretching is so important for runners. Many people think that stretching before a run is really important, but stretching AFTER a run is actually key. I am not a doctor and you can make your own choices, but I don’t stretch before a run. I do stretch after…

Some Happy News To Share #RunHappy

If you come here often you know I love running in Brooks shoes. I am really happy to share that I have been asked to be on the Brooks Run Happy Team this year.  Brooks Running is a company that I am happy to represent. They have an amazing…

10 Things Going Through A Runner’s Mind While Social Distancing

While times are definitely different now, I think we all have thoughts going through our heads that we never had thought of before. Runners trying to run in a mask, social distancing from other runners, and other concerns these days are probably something that we never dreamed of until a…

10 Things That Make Runners Grumpy

Runners are generally a very nice group of people, but there are some things that can cause a runner to be downright grumpy. Wondering what it is that can make a runner mad? Here are some running problems that can cause a person to feel less than happy. Without further…

11 Ways To Spice Up Your Run

Let’s be real, sometimes running can be boring. If you are looking for way to make running fun, you are in the right place. We can get in a workout rut and need to get out of it. Whether you are a runner or someone who just runs…