Category: Running and Races

How Do I Find A Race To Run?

  Whether you are a beginner or have been running for years, sometimes finding the right race to run can be a challenge. Here are some tips on how to find a race for you to run. Local Running Store Local running stores are a great place to find out…

How Running Helps My Mental Health and Anxiety

I want to start by saying I am not a doctor. I have struggled with anxiety my whole life. If you are a regular you know I have written about my anxiety before. Running became a large part of how I cope with it. Many doctors recommend exercise as a…

5 Things You Need To Know About Training For A Marathon

Setting a goal of running a marathon is an amazing goal. When you start training for a marathon you need to have a plan. Have you always been a runner? Are you new to running? Did you run a half marathon and now a full marathon is your next goal…

My Favorite Trainers On iFit

I have the NordicTrack 2950i outfitted with iFit. Finding a great trainer that you love can help you stay motivated and active. There are so many iFit trainers to choose from, so it can be hard to pick one to try. I thought I would put together some tips for…

Running Quotes And Other Antidotes For Runners

Sometimes in life you just need a little extra motivation. Getting out the door for a run can be hard, you have to dig down deep for that extra push every now and then. Here are some running quotes and other little pieces of advice that help remind me to…

Great Books For Runners- Books All About Running

If you follow along you know I’m a huge fan of books. I love reading. I thought I would put together a list of great books for runners. Some are written by runners, some are training plans, some are motivational, and some are great cookbooks for athletes. Learning…

The Grossest Things About Being A Runner

Being a runner isn’t always glamourous. Ok, to be real MOST of the time it isn’t glamorous, but it sure is rewarding. Some things about running are just plain gross though. It might be because we work so hard to achieve certain running goals that we…