Awkward Running Moments We’ve All Had

awkward running moments

If you run enough miles, you eventually will have those moments. The awkward running moments that will leave you red-faced (and not from the workout) and hoping that no one else noticed. Some of the moments are just awkward. Other are […]

Building In An (Occasional) Out

Fitness Goal Exceptions

Many people (myself included), when setting up fitness resolutions, to-do lists, and action plans to achieve their fitness goals, think and plan in terms of absolutes: Thou shalt walk 10,000 steps every day, thou shalt go to the gym 3 times […]

Common Mistakes Runners Make With Their Skin

runners skin

Note: Post contains affiliate links.  Items purchased via these links may provide me the funds to afford energy gel.  Thanks for subsidizing my GU habit. Read my full affiliate policy.  When I head out for a run, my legs get the glory […]

Skyline To The Sea Marathon Training Recap: Week 2

Warriors Celebration Lake Merritt

Considering my mileage is still pretty low and my intentional workouts have been fairly short in my preparations for this fall’s Skyline To The Sea Marathon, I found myself utterly exhausted several times this week. Read my training kick-off and prior week training […]

Advice For Second Time Marathoners

Second Marathon Advice

There is a ton of advice for first-time marathoners. And a second burst of advice for advanced marathoners who are trying to qualify for Boston, but I think a frequently overlooked group of marathoners are those setting out to train for […]

A Proud Fail

Proud Fail

My very first guest post is from my friend Beth Carter! Find her on LinkedIn. Beth is an amazing runner who is just as comfortable pacing a 3:30 marathon as she is pacing a 6-hour marathon. She intensely trained all winter (a […]

When Your Running Routine Becomes A Running Rut

Running Routine or Running Rut

Generally, having a running routine makes for more successful running. For me, having a routine keeps me from making excuses and bailing on runs. I learned early on that the key to my running success was to never ask myself any […]