Running Through the Winter: How To Prepare For Cold Weather Running

While spring races are wonderful, they also mean you must power through many cold weather runs. Of course, winter running isn’t easy. It’s difficult to get out the door when it’s cold outside—or worse, it’s snowing and/or there’s ice on the ground. That’s why it’s important to be prepared for cold weather runs and to

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9 Running Resolutions for 2019 That Have Nothing To Do With A PR

Choosing a running-related New Year’s Resolution can be difficult. As I started to think about what mine would be for 2019, nothing immediately came to mind. I feel like the most common running resolution is to achieve a personal record or personal best in a specific race distance. However, I feel like that run resolution

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Here’s How To Commit To Your Next Race

Taking on the challenge of a new goal is no easy feat, but with the correct training and preparation, there’s an incredible opportunity to have a wonderfully rewarding experience. Of course, that’s not to say that taking on whatever distance you’ve set your sights on won’t come without its difficulties. However, with the correct mindset

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The Sac, Squeeze Burger, and Knee Circles: California International Marathon Race Recap

It’s hard to compare a race where I felt literally invincible for 90% of the time (San Francisco) to this one, but I’m grateful for the experience because not only did it give me a much-needed break from finals, it also gave me the opportunity to test the waters in a situation where I’d usually play it safe.

Pushing for a PR Sabotaged Me. Here’s How Embracing Failure Led to Better Results

My friend Erin and I have a set of rituals for our weekly early morning runs. It involves multiple 5 a.m. alarms, a quick accountability text, a subway commute that always seems to get delayed, and sometimes, a twinge of regret (why do we torture ourselves so early?!). Once we’re finally ready to run, the excuses begin:

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No, Running Isn’t Always the Best Therapy

When my boyfriend broke up with me unexpectedly in the spring of 2016, I needed to do something drastic to deal with my emotions. So I signed up to run the New Jersey Marathon a week before the race in an attempt to qualify for Boston. I believed that the validation of a BQ would help

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Running On a Budget: goodr Sunglasses Review

I recently (just about a month ago) relocated to the sunny suburb of Berkeley, California. I’m here to take classes at the University of California Berkeley (UCB) Extension School as I take the pre-requisite classes necessary to apply to physical therapy school. This decision did not come without a huge amount of tedious (and agonizing)

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