5 Non-Running Mistakes That May Be Sabotaging Your Running

When it comes to training for a race, runners are often hyper focused on mileage and paces, specifically, making sure they cover the distances at the speed they are supposed to based on a given training plan. For many, hitting those numbers can feel like the ultimate deal breaker for performance. However, there are a number of other, non-running habits that have nothing to do with running at all that may actually positively – or negatively- impact training…and you might not even know it. Not Getting Enough Sleep Do you get enough sleep every night? (I can almost feel all of the new moms and dads giving me an evil stare through the computer screen. Sorry, I feel for you. I remember it l

5 Winter Running Mistakes You Should Avoid

Forgetting Your Gloves: This has happened to me, twice. Running in really cold weather is TOUGH but running with cold digits? REALLY tough. Both times that I forgot my gloves I spent so much time focused on how cold my hands were that I couldn’t concentrate on anything else. Not Bringing a Coat to the Start Line: When I was gearing up for my first winter race I was obsessed with the details–how many layers I would wear, which type of hat to wear etc. Meanwhile I didn’t even realize that I could simply take my coat with me, put it in bag check and grab it when I was done. (This especially applies to city runners who take the drive to races!) REALLY check the weather: Seeing a temperature that

La Misión 100 Miler

What An Amazing Experience the La Misión 100 miler was an unreal experience. I went into this race with absolutely no idea what I was truly up against i was lucky enough to have a friend at the race that explained the route, helped me pack my pack, and help with race strategy. Thank goodness because I would never have made it through this race without his advice and assistance How Hard Is it when asked how hard this race was in compairison to other races I have done, well im here to tell you it is epically, insanely hard!! But you should totally do it... Not only is running 100 miles an adventure, but doing it in snow, super high winds, volcanic ash, rain, way to many icy river crossi

La Misión 100 miler

What An Amazing Experience the La Misión 100 miler was an unreal experience. I went into this race with absolutely no idea what I was truly up against i was lucky enough to have a friend at the race that explained the route, helped me pack my pack, and help with race strategy. Thank goodness because I would never have made it through this race without his advice and assistance How Hard Is it when asked how hard this race was in compairison to other races I have done, well im here to tell you it is epically, insanely hard!! But you should totally do it... Not only is running 100 miles an adventure, but doing it in snow, super high winds, volcanic ash, rain, way to many icy river crossing to c

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