Is “Balance” Holding Your Performances Back?

Balance: it’s something you’ll hear experts urge you to find in every area of your life. But is balance holding you back?
Christine Ultra Running

To address this topic, I’ve invited my Content Editor (and rockstar runner) Christine to share her …

Sub-2:00 Half Marathon Training: How to Break 2 in the Half

The fastest growing race distance in the country is the half marathon with an annual growth rate in half marathon finishers of 12.5% since 2003 (per Running USA).

Half Marathon Finishers by Year

With nearly 2 million finishers per year, it’s no surprise …

How to Plan Your Weekly Mileage

How should 30 miles per week be broken down into daily runs? What if you’re running 100 miles per week?!

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No matter how much you’re …

Training for a Half Marathon PR: 3 Essential Ingredients

The half marathon is one of the fastest growing races in the world – and for good reason.

Training Log Snapshot: The Week Before My 3,000 PR

Looking at old training logs is exciting – I can almost feel how each workout felt. Just like looking at old race photos:

4 Fun Running Workouts That Will Put a Smile on Your Face

Running is often considered a boring sport. But that’s only because non-runners don’t know how to have any fun!

Fun Running Workouts

Running can be enormously exciting – if you challenge yourself.

There are so many opportunities to spice up your training:…

3 Hill Workouts for Strength, Speed, and Injury Prevention

Hill workouts are the unsung hero of speed work. Any runner can do them – and every runner will benefit.

Running Hill Workouts

Throughout my running career, hills have been used strategically in many types of workouts.

In high school, we ran …

Cross Country Training 101: A Training Log Excerpt

Today I want to give you a glimpse into the training I did before my best season of cross country in college. Buckle up!

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I …

How Does Pregnancy Impact Running and Nutrition?

There are few things in life as dramatically life-changing as getting pregnant.

Running Pregnancy

Everything from your health insurance to finances, job status, schedule, and even how much you’re able to sleep are changed forever.

Clearly, the effects of pregnancy are …

How to Set Ambitious (but realistic) Running Goals

Over the last week, we’ve started to discover what it really takes to become a consistent, injury-free runner.

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Jason racing cross country in high school.