Archives for March 2014

Want to Hang Out Soon? 3 Ways to See Me This Spring

It’s going to be a busy spring season – and I’d love you to be a part of it!

There are three events coming up that you’re welcomed to attend. There will be more of these as SR grows …

Skeptic to Believer: How Darin Ran a 3:57 Marathon PR at Age 52

After working with thousands of runners, I’ve come across more skeptics than I ever thought existed.

Runners who insist “that will never work for me!” or “maybe that worked for her… but I’m different.”Run Your BQ

Having “special snowflake …

The 50 Shades of Grey Approach to Answering Your Running Questions

I love questions that have a clear answer, like:

What’s on Jason’s running playlist? Taylor Swift, obviously.

How long is that marathon? 26.2 miles – c’mon Nana, all marathons are the same distance!Running Questions

Is running the best sport ever? 

7 Quick Lessons from my 16th Place Finish at the Rock ‘n’ Roll DC Half Marathon

Tune-up races are tough – especially before a marathon. So I’m psyched about my race at this year’s Rock ‘n’ Roll Half Marathon in Washington, DC.

With five weeks to go before the Boston Marathon, I’m deep in the …

Trail Running Hacks for Beginners: Jeff Galloway on How to Get Started with Trails

My running completely transformed during my Junior year of high school. It hasn’t been the same since that year, when I transitioned a majority of my training to the trails.

Yes, trail running changed my approach to running.

Trail Running

It …

Endurance Training Q&A: How Do I Run Faster for Longer?

Pop quiz: what is the most reliable way to run faster? What could you start doing immediately to become a faster runner?

The answer is relatively simple: most runners just need to run more.

Even if you’re running 5k …

The Lost Art of Running By Feel (and Why I Dislike GPS Watches)

Last Christmas, I treated myself to a Garmin 610. After wearing it for less than 3 weeks, I haven’t worn it since.

I like it, though. It has a ton of cool features. The display is attractive. It …

Hoka Running Shoes: Maximalism and The Rapa Nui 2 Review

The latest evolution of the running shoe industry is what many are calling maximalism.

I’m undecided if I actually like the term “maximalist” but I’ll use it because most runners understand the type of shoe the term implies.

These …