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. […]

How To Not Quit Running

how To Not Quit Running

Beginners Excuses and How To Beat Them Nobody starts running with a plan to immediately quit, but the statistics show that something like 70% of people who start a new fitness program quit soon after. Full disclosure: I won’t cite my […]

When Loved Ones Don’t Support Your Running

loved ones dont support your running

In a perfect world, everyone would support our goals and any efforts we take to improve ourselves. Unfortunately, we don’t live in a perfect world. A Facebook acquaintance recently posted a question in a running group I follow. She had asked her […]

Do I Love Running?

Do I Love Running

I’ve been running for nearly 20 years. For the longest time, I never really considered how I feel about running. I keep signing up for marathons. Doing long runs. Working with new runners. Writing about running. I must love it, right? […]

Skyline To The Sea Marathon Training Recap: Week 14

Skyline Marathon Training week 14

I swapped long runs around (because of a race next weekend), so it is peak mileage week! This was another ‘Goldilocks week’ – it wasn’t too amazing, but it also wasn’t too terrible. I guess that means I’m on track. Read […]

Slow Does NOT Mean Easy

Slow Running Marathon

6 Ways Running A 6-Hour Marathon Is Harder Than Running A 4-Hour Marathon The common wisdom is that running fast is harder than running slow. This is true if you are running the same amount of time: running fast for […]