Running outside in the winter: either you love it, hate it, or just suck it up to get it done. But when it comes to running a winter 5k it does have some benefits. Many might think you are insane for willingly going outside to run—let alone pay a fee to participate in a race.
They say running is free, but any dedicated runner knows this is straight-up lies. This is because among the running gear needed includes invest in a good pair of running sneakers at the bare minimum. But then there are cute workout clothes, snazzy smartwatches, and other hydration and nutrition gear that are worth buying. Okay,
As a runner mom, I often find myself combining my two worlds. Just because I want to go for a run doesn’t mean I can just stop being a parent. And it’s silly and impractical to hire a babysitter or call family over to watch my baby so a quick 30-minute run on the treadmill.
Today kicks off Runner Safety Awareness Week, a time to continue to spark conversation and share preventive methods to keeping runners safe when they are out doing what they love. Those who are interested in more discussion, activism, education, stories, and tips can check out The Run Collective, which is holding runner safety workshops and
I am refusing to run outdoors this winter. And that is totally fine with me. I hate the treadmill as much as the next runner, but I also hate the cold even more. Feeling cold is one of the worst feelings in the world for me. Ever be outside in the brutal winter and your
Runners cross many finish lines, which means there are lots of victories to celebrate. Of course, we all aspire to be really fast, but runners know that we are all winners when it comes to achieving things in the sport. And this doesn’t necessarily mean in the world of racing. There are lots of winning
You can now get your hands on a copy of my children’s book Ready, Set, Run! through Amazon. This children’s book introduces little ones to running—showing them that with a little imagination, exercise is really fun. The main character pretends he is a racing car that speeds, slows down, and stops. Not only is it
The New Year brings with it new goals, especially when it comes to running. It’s time to start logging miles for 2020. And one of the best ways to track both workouts and goals is my writing it all down in a running journal. There are multiple benefits of having a running journal, Yes, our
For the past eight weeks, I have been dreaming about how good it will feel to finally run again. My daydreams featured me mid-run, the endorphins pumping in that old familiar amazing feeling, while the motion itself flowed naturally. It was to be like riding a bike. I knew I would be slow at first
Training for a race in the winter? Then you probably feeling just a bit nervous about how you are going to make it through all the training runs in the cold and the snow. But it is possible to continue to run throughout the winter months. Many runners start training in the winter for spring