May 30, 2017

On Leaving a Race….Quickly!

For those of you that like to race often enough, you probably know that the exit strategy to leave the race is almost as important as […]
May 17, 2017

Why Do You Run?

People ask me all the time why I like running.  While everyone has their own reasons, my main one is that I really like to do […]
April 12, 2017

Where Have You Been?

You are questioning yourself…..  Those doubts…. I was injured and how can I come back?  I gained weight – how can I come back?  I was […]
April 5, 2017

Cutting Those Corners

When you run, do you follow the road and its turns and corners and sharp lefts? Or do you try to always run straight, point to […]
November 8, 2016

On Turkey Trots – 2016 Version…

Every year I will remind people to run on Thanksgiving morning!   It’s turkey time – and that means food, football games, food, family, food, sales […]
October 26, 2016

Running FOR Energy -Beginning Tips

You are thinking about how tired you are all the time…there is so much to do and you can’t get to it.  This is a great […]
October 23, 2016

To Race…or Not to Race

Eventually, as you get into running, you may either get bored of just training and training or your training partner or group begins talking about a […]
September 16, 2016

What is Success To You?

What is your definition of success?  Think about it – what is your definition of success – as it pertains to your life.  Is it making […]
July 5, 2016

Ready to GO?! How to Start Running….

You made up your mind – you are ready to start becoming a runner.   What do you need to do first – do you have a […]
May 28, 2016

On Track Meets….

This may not affect many of you, but I was a track runner and, since I’m off to a 2-day track meet this weekend, it is […]
May 20, 2016

That First Marathon…or Half

I have talked to so many people lately who’s first race was not a 5K or 10K, but a 1/2 marathon or marathon.   Straight to the […]
May 13, 2016

On Types of Races….

There has been a recent running boom since about 2005.  Between 2005-2013, the number of runners finishing a race has almost doubled, from about 10,000,000 finishers […]
April 24, 2016

Beginner Runner Tips

You made the step to start….whatever the reason is, it was personal to you….what are the pitfalls? I am quoting an article posted in Best Running […]
April 17, 2016

Your First 5K….

Some of us have run hundreds of 5K’s…..even hundreds of marathons.  If you’ve run 5K’s – can you remember your 1st one?  If you have never […]
April 3, 2016

Beginner Runners…

You might remember where you started – that first track meet, that first step….somehow you became a runner.  But you all have friends that say, “I’ll […]
March 25, 2016

Beer and Running…

Somehow it seems like the running culture has us all having a beer after our runs.  Many races have beers served right after the finish line.  […]
March 18, 2016

Salves & Lotions, Blisters and Chafing….

Almost anyone who has run for more than 2 days has experienced some issues with their skin.  Whether it is an annoying blister or a chafing […]
March 18, 2016

Salves & Lotions, Blisters and Chafing….

Almost anyone who has run for more than 2 days has experienced some issues with their skin.  Whether it is an annoying blister or a chafing […]
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