This week on The Runner Diaries, we have 36-year-old Des Clarke — a full-time worker, mom and ultra runner who is training for her first 100-mile race.
I feel like a lot of my athletes have asked me about “striders” before, and it doesn’t always occur to me that some people have never done them before! I think different people, coaches and runners have different interpretations of strides and/or striders, so I wanted to clarify what I mean when I assign them. My version of striders:
Three relevant reads for runners from the past week!
Here are nine expert-backed ways anyone can increase their speed at the mile distance.
I’ll be the first person to tell you that you don’t need a coach to get yourself through a marathon … but it’s a pretty good idea.
This week, we have 42-year-old Joe O’Leary — a writer, musician, stage performer, and runner chasing PRs in every distance, from the marathon, to the 10k, in New York City.
This week, we have 23-year-old Paulina Pascual — a Janji Corps ambassador, dedicated member of November Project Boston, and Somerville resident. Below, she shares how she balances early workouts, a 9-to-5 office job, and a family vacation to Canada with training for two 10ks — one being a trail run with a fair amount of elevation.
I spent a lot of my workday in front of a screen. And while this idea overall bothers me (I would love to eventually one day have a career that allows me to step out from behind the screen and interact with others more), I come across a LOT of amazing articles, blog posts, and
This week, we have 24-year-old Katelynn Wagner of Ithaca, New York — a plant-based trail and ultra runner who is training for the Finger Lakes Fifties 50 miler.
This week, we have 31-year-old Chris Mocko documenting his personal Hell Week — the most grueling week of training (including 150 miles and more than 20k feet of vertical elevation gain!!) in his build-up to Western States, a 100-mile ultra marathon.