The Building Blocks of Success

The Building Blocks of Success

One of my favorite quotes about the process and the grind of running and training comes from the great Track & Field Olympian Alexi Pappas. “Training is like building a sandcastle. Every grain of stand is important, even if you can’t see them all.” This is the...
Fall Running: Why These Are Your Best Months

Fall Running: Why These Are Your Best Months

Fall training has a special place in my heart. It’s the foundation of any runner’s base miles. And while the fall is often reserved for races, it can also be the perfect season to get out there and start your long-distance training. The cooler temps make...
Ditch the Headphones

Ditch the Headphones

  Growing up in a time before wireless headphones, I became accustomed to running without music. Back when I was a kid if you wanted to run with music, you had two options, Walkman or CD player, neither of which were excellent, especially the constant skip of the CD...
Making the Most of Your Virtual Race

Making the Most of Your Virtual Race

Fall racing season is here, and the races we decided to stay committed to run virtual are fast approaching. We have done the training, put in the work, and we are ready to race! When we show up on race morning, it will look and feel different. And yet, we have a...
A Few of my Favorite Things

A Few of my Favorite Things

These are a few of my favorite things….!! 5k to Marathon Training Edition Finding the perfect training plan as you prepare and plan for your race goals can be overwhelming. In case you have not noticed, there are so many different variations of training plans...
Fall Races Are Virtual – Now What?

Fall Races Are Virtual – Now What?

Fall Races are Virtual – Now What? By Kate Busch As runners and athletes (if you run, you are a runner and an athlete- pace and distance are irrelevant), we are resilient. Spring and fall racing seasons come around, and we switch gears. We are focused,...