Running Is Boring: Embrace It

Running Is Boring

I think boredom is greatly misunderstood. ‘Being bored’ is often listed as a top reason new runners quit running. But I’ve come to enjoy running (at least in part) because it’s boring, not in spite of it. Harsh Reality #1: Running Is (or at […]

Tips For Running In The Fall

Running in the Fall

Before I begin, I’ll let you in behind the scenes here at blog HQ. I have a list in Evernote where I keep ideas for blog posts. Every half-formed idea goes on the list – I don’t judge it as […]

Why I’m Thankful For Running 

Thankful for running

It’s Thanksgiving, a time to give thanks for the people in your life. I thought I’d take the opportunity to also be thankful for running – after all, it’s one of the things I spend the most time doing. The […]

My Running Rules

My Running Rules

Rules To Run By The longer I run, the more I find myself repeating the same little rules to myself (and others) over and over. Some may seem silly (but that doesn’t make them less true). Others are inspirational or […]

7 Considerations Before You Bail On A Run

Considerations Before You Bail

An occasional bad run is part of running. The idea of quitting a run is often tempting. It can be hard to tell if you want to quit because you are seeking comfort (and you should keep going) or if […]

What To Remember As You Become A Runner

What to remember as you become a runner

I know I’m biased, but I think running is a great activity. It is simple, straightforward, and as Oprah said: “You get out of it exactly what you put into it.” What To Remember As You Become A Runner It […]

I’ve Finished A Marathon… Now What? 

Sara Kurth Finishing the New Years Day Half Marathon

Congratulations! You’ve finished a marathon! You put in the work, focused your energies and proved you are capable of amazing things! If you are anything like me, after the immediate post-race high, you may feel a little lost and unfocused. […]