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

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A Run To Remember: 9/11 Memorial Run

9/11 is a date no one will never forget. And 17 years after the horrific event that changed our lives, today I attended a run that I will never forget. Even though the events of September 11 shook us to our knees, today we rise proudly, honoring those we lost and those who protect and … Continue reading A Run To Remember: 9/11 Memorial Run

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

Here’s What It’s Like To Run New Jersey’s Stomp The Monster 5k

We hit the ground running—quite literally—as runners. And as much as we do it for ourselves we often do it for others. We aspire to be a role for our children and families. We also run in honor of those who can’t. And as much as we sign up for races for our own agendas, … Continue reading Here’s What It’s Like To Run New Jersey’s Stomp The Monster 5k