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The Runner’s High: How To Get A Good Buzz

November 11th, 2014|

The runner’s high is getting some good press again as researchers have concluded that it is a very real, tangible by-product of running. Simply said, the runner’s high does exists. It is not an illusion [...]

The Joys of Solo Running

November 3rd, 2014|

For most runners—especially beginners--the advantages of training with a group are almost too numerous to mention. But for many runners, group running is simply not an option. Whether it’s lack of time, schedule conflicts or [...]

How To Practice Negative Split Pacing This Fall

October 13th, 2014|

Runners are generally very positive, upbeat, highly motivated people. But, irony of ironies, negative running is a good thing. Particularly for racers. Allow me to explain. A negative-paced race is more properly termed “negative splits” [...]

Making The Long Run Easier

September 29th, 2014|

There’s just no way of getting around the fact that the most important element of any marathon or even half marathon training program is the long run. It is absolutely essential that every aspiring marathoner [...]

Marathon Mileage: Finding the Right Balance

September 22nd, 2014|

Nobody can tell you precisely how many miles per week you need to run to successfully complete your first marathon or half marathon. Every runner is different as are the individual goals and levels of [...]

How To Prepare to Run Through the Pain

August 25th, 2014|

Let’s face it: Sometimes it hurts to run and sometimes it hurts a lot to race. Anyone who says a marathon is easy has never run a marathon. Anyone who has run one will tell [...]