Category Archives: Advice

10 things every runner should do

When you first start out running, there’s a whole new world of adventures ahead of you, but over time it can be hard to get acclimated to the new lifestyle. Based on my own experiences, I have put together a … Continue reading

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The great shoe quest – Part 1

This is something runners go through all the time. The great quest to find the perfect shoe. With the Marathon coming up, I knew I needed to find something with more padding than my Saucony Breakthru (which I love). And … Continue reading

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Fear

Something you learn very quickly when you start pushing your limits, is the meaning of fear. It’s pervasive in our culture, especially with the uptake in violence and natural disasters. Fear is normal. I used to be incredibly afraid of … Continue reading

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Stay Safe Out There

It’s the season of cold, snow and the worst thing for runners – ice. I LOVE snow! No issues with the stuff at all. I love playing in it, rolling in it, driving in it, running in it. But ice? … Continue reading

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Guys, it’s getting cold

It’s that time of year again. The time where the jackets come out and the runners struggle to find the balance between freezing and overheating. Thankfully, there are a plethora of resources out there for runners, who like me, have … Continue reading

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Don’t be a jerk while running

I came across a wonderful article the other day about being, as the author put it, a “d-bag” while running. It made me think about all the mishaps and anger I’ve had toward other runners during races that are shortly … Continue reading

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The Stages of Being a Runner

When you start running everything is great. You’re trying something you’ve never done and loving (or maybe hating) it. The leg soreness, the stretching, it all has a new feel to it. This is stage 1, where runners feel great … Continue reading

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The Running Store

I’ve never been to a specialty store before, let alone a running store. I had always thought those were reserved for the “real runners” like marathoners and those who logged 25+ miles a week. But I decided to go take … Continue reading

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10 words of wisdom

“When you feel like giving up, remember why you held on for so long in the first place “ Often in the course of a race I will want to quit when I’m almost to the end. But it’s the … Continue reading

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Plan while you run

Wedding planning is always stressful. From trying to figure out the logistics, to talking to bakers and looking at pictures of dresses, there’s so much a bride has to go through just to get to the vows. With just a … Continue reading

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