Category: headlines

Negative Splits Volume 3.0

Hey everyone! I haven’t exactly been on my game when it comes to sending you updates, and I apologize. Between general life and marathon training, I’ve been busier than expected. What motivated me to start again was spectating at the United NYC Half this weekend. It’s always so inspiring to see runners of all ages

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Is Strava Compromising YOUR Safety?

As a runner who is actively training for the Boston Marathon, I use Strava just about every day. Syncing my daily runs and workouts —other than Fridays, my coveted rest day — isn’t even a decision anymore. When I upload my run to my watch’s (the Epson Prosense 307 GPS) corresponding app, it syncs my

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Negative Splits With Coach EK

I’ve decided to start a running-focused newsletter: Negative Splits with Coach EK! This digital newsletter will give you a RUN DOWN (pun intended) of timely news and trends in the world of endurance sports, coaching advice and tips from yours truly, and random thoughts and musings for a more productive, better, efficient, happy, wonderful life

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A Look Back At 2017

They say you shouldn’t look back — that what’s in the past should stay in the past; it’s there for a reason. Yet while it can be counterproductive to revisit the past in many contexts, it can also be a helpful exercise in growing and moving forward. 2017 was an interesting year, to say the

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4 Outdoorsy And Active Headlines Worth Reading

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

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This Woman Will Run 240 Miles To The Women’s March On Washington In Support Of Planned Parenthood

On Jan. 16, 2017 (which also happens to be Martin Luther King Jr. Day), Alison Marie Désir and a small team of women will begin a 240-mile run from Harlem to Washington D.C. in an effort to raise money and awareness for Planned Parenthood, and to showcase the awesome power of women. The initiative, called

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3 Running Newsletters To Subscribe To In 2017

Maybe it’s because my very first “real world” job was with an email newsletter, but I have a soft spot in my heart for newsy deliverables that arrive in my inbox every week. Now that email newsletters that specifically focus on running exist, I wanted to highlight and share a few of my favorites that

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#TheErins: A Podcast About Running, Friendship & Life

There are few things I like to talk about more than running. And while there are a variety of running-related podcasts and web-isodes that exist, there was nothing available that I felt combined news and updates surrounding the sport with the social aspect of the running community that I love so much. That’s why my friend Erin

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