Best Ways To Warm Up After A Cold Run

Brrrrr. It’s cold out there. And even after we finish our run we can’t seem to shake the chill from our bones. What we need to do is get warm and fast. Once the temperatures drop many of us continue to brave the cold and get in our runs. And for those training for a … Continue reading Best Ways To Warm Up After A Cold Run

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Cupid’s Chase 5k Race Review: Fall In Love With This Fun 5k

In the market for a 5k in February? Those who love to race need to keep the Cupid’s Chase 5k on their radar. From the heart-shaped finisher’s medal to the festively fit way to celebrate Valentine’s Day, it’s easy to fall in love with this fun 5k. Organized by Community Options, Inc. this race is … Continue reading Cupid’s Chase 5k Race Review: Fall In Love With This Fun 5k

Running Inspired

It is hard at times. At other times, it feels effortless. Running is more than a workout activity. It's a journey. With each step, we walk towards becoming a better version of ourselves physically and mentally. It takes baby steps, but soon you might find how freeing it feels to spread those grounded wings of … Continue reading Running Inspired

Taking On Hills: New Challenges As A Half Marathoner

I can’t believe I am admitting this in writing, but I am learning to appreciate hilly runs. Well, I won’t go as far to say I love them, this is a long way from doing everything in my power to avoid them like the plague. There are a few reasons why running hills is important … Continue reading Taking On Hills: New Challenges As A Half Marathoner

What It’s Like To Finish The Last Training Run Before A Half Marathon

The alarm went off and the old familiar feeling came back. Like clockwork, I wanted to hit snooze but didn’t. I dressed and rushed to the door to meet my running buddy at the park. It is still dark out and the morning air is cold. But I don’t long for my warm bed because … Continue reading What It’s Like To Finish The Last Training Run Before A Half Marathon

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

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