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Three months ago, I began writing an article about my experience running a half marathon on New Year’s Day. I never finished that article. The thoughts were there, but I couldn’t make sense of them or put them into words. Now, less than two weeks from my first attempt at running a full marathon, I am regrettably reliving feelings I experienced before that half marathon. It’s time to get some clarity.
My recent experience while taking a brief break from running left me pondering a question: Can taking a break from running be harmful?
How do you know when the time is right to consider moving up to a full marathon?
With my head completely cluttered from the latest news and predictions surrounding the coronavirus pandemic, I tied my sneakers and headed out the door. I needed to run...
This past Saturday morning, I completed my first virtual race. Here's how it went.
As humans, we usually look for the easy way out. We want to know how to hack the system. How can I do this faster? How can I do it easier? How can I do it with the least amount of effort? When given the choice between difficult and easy, I think most people would choose easy. However, this is not the case with running. Running is hard and many people choose to do it anyway...
Are you looking for something to watch while getting your miles done on the treadmill? These films are more than just good distractions. They are inspiring stories about everyday people training for and participating in endurance sports. Run along with these amazing folks and they will motivate you to finish strong.
Don’t let anyone disrupt your mindset. The foolish words of naysayers can silently creep into your mind and cause you to have doubts. Hold fast to your reasons for running and let them propel you forward.