The Best Running Gear For Race Day

Some may say that the only thing runners need on race day is the belief in themselves that they can make it to the finish line. That and their trusty pair of running shoes. And GU. And hydration vest. And running watch. And the list can go on and on. It’s true that it costs … Continue reading The Best Running Gear For Race Day

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A Letter To You, Real Runner

Dear Runner, Today, like you, I tied my shoes. I headed out into the still sleeping day, off the chase the sun, one step closer to greatness. I am a real runner. Some days a great pace leads to a sprint, the need for speed oozing through my pores like the perspiration that falls down … Continue reading A Letter To You, Real Runner

Two PRs In One Week: Race Recaps And Strategies For Placing At A 5k

Aside from placing in a race, getting a PR is the ideal scenario for any runner who has a competitive bone in them. I managed to do both: place in a race for the first time ever, and set my new personal record. Then just a few days later I set yet another PR. As … Continue reading Two PRs In One Week: Race Recaps And Strategies For Placing At A 5k

Goodr Glasses Are So Damn Good: Review Of The Best Running Sunglasses

Buying a pair of Goodr glasses was one of the best decisions I’ve made when it comes to purchasing running gear. Yeah, they are that damn good. And no, I am not paid by the company to say this or write a positive review. I am an everyday customer who heard good things about the … Continue reading Goodr Glasses Are So Damn Good: Review Of The Best Running Sunglasses

This Is What It’s Like To Place At A 5K

I hadn’t been nervous for a race in a really long time. The butterflies felt foreign the night before as I lay in bed thinking about the morning that lies ahead. Soon they rested their wings as I envisioned crossing the finish line as my feet flew. Instead, the cheerleaders in my head clapped their … Continue reading This Is What It’s Like To Place At A 5K

Here’s Why Hill Repeats Are Important For Runners

Runners have a love/hate relationship with hills. And while sometimes it’s an obstacle just to get motivated to lace up, adding hill repeats into regular running schedules is worth that uphill climb. For the longest time, I used to avoid hills at all costs. It’s much easier to stick to the flat lands, never going … Continue reading Here’s Why Hill Repeats Are Important For Runners