Weight Loss for Marathon Runners

Running is a very accessible way to get fit, lose weight and provide an outlet for your competitive urges and, for a large proportion of runners, the marathon is the ultimate endurance challenge. Needless to say, if you want to run well, you need to conserve energy so that you don’t get too tired too … Read more

Stephen’s 2014 Goal Inventory

Well it is close to June 2014 and I figure that it is time to take inventory of how I am doing on reaching my 2014 running goals to see how I am doing at this point. If you recall I have 10 running related goals for this year and as today I have completed … Read more

Stephen’s 2014 Running Goals

I am a huge fan of setting goals for my personal running endeavors.  The thing about goal setting is that while it is not realistic to be 100% successful all of the time in achieving your goals, you will get a whole lot farther in your endeavors if you shoot for a goal and fall … Read more

Profile of an Ultramarathon Runner – Will Thomas

Running an ultramarathon is a unique experience and in many ways is very much different than the mainstream running that many of us have grown accustomed to.  I have always marveled at ultramarathoners who run some of the most difficult races and push themselves to limits many of us would not even fathom.  In his … Read more

13 Ways to Improve Your Running Speed

ways to improve running speed

I decided long ago that I was not going to be a fast runner. I don’t think it was an actual choice, though, since I really couldn’t make myself run faster. I started running after spending a few years smoking and being a couch potato, so running at all was a feat. When I look … Read more

Why is Steve Prefontaine Important?

“You have to wonder at times what you’re doing out there. Over the years, I’ve given myself a thousand reasons to keep running, but it always comes back to where it started. It comes down to self-satisfaction and a sense of achievement.” –Steve Prefontaine Steve “Pre” Prefontaine has been called the greatest American distance runner … Read more

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