It’s that time of year for many of us when the temperatures dip below freezing and we find ourselves questioning either our sanity or our motivation. Those of us who don’t like the cold, but still want to train all winter will most likely head to the treadmill. I’ve run 30 miles on a treadmill […]

I’m going to start this post out with a little disclaimer. I do not know any of the women who finished in the top ten at Rock N Roll Marathon, so I don’t know what was going on during their race or if there were other factors that caused their slow down other than starting […]

I ran a marathon on Sunday. I was smart and to quote Frederik Van Lierde “it worked out” Sometimes you are in shape to run a 3:05 marathon and you run a 3:17 other times you are in shape for a 3:20 marathon and run a 3:13. The marathon isn’t just about fitness – it’s a […]

Last Wednesday I left my house at 4:30 in the morning for 5 days in the Pacific Northwest running Hood To Coast with nuun. There was probably more crammed in to those 5 days than I have done in the past month and my body feels like it! I typically get up most mornings at […]

Every run gives you the chance to practice your pacing. The different weekly runs you do give you a chance to work on various types of pacing. Pacing is important not only for those of us who want to race personal best, but also for those who simply want to complete a set distance. Many […]

One of the things I think about when I take time off from writing here….is that I have more time to actually RUN and do the things I talk about, rather than just talk about them. I think at the beginning of every month and certainly every year it is good to analyze your priorities. […]