Confessions of a Running Coach

Sara Kurth Running Coach

As a running coach, I would love to perpetuate the idea that all running coaches are perfect runners who create a plan and stick to it, fuel perfectly, always stretch after a run and never doubt their abilities. BUT… I […]

What To Do When It All Goes Wrong On Race Day

Wrong on Race Day

You can do everything right in training. You can do all of the training runs, nail the speed work, do each and every strength and stretching session, and carbo load to perfection Sometimes you can do all of that and […]

Isn’t it Ironic? The Top Running Ironies

Note: Post contains affiliate links. I may benefit from items purchased via these links. Read my full affiliate policy.  There are so many great parts of running. But there are other parts that just don’t seem right, that don’t seem fair. I’ll call […]

The Marathon Expo: Don’t Psych Yourself Out

Big Sur Marathon expo

Many beginning marathoners underestimate how much of a mental challenge training for a marathon is. The physical challenge is obvious, but the mental part can take them by surprise. I’ve had trainees at the start of a training program flat out not […]