The Gym Jones Approach to Distance Running

Pretty much anything Mark Twight offered up was so difficult in the kind of way where you wish you had never been born – and even more than that, wished he had never been born.” – Gerard

What’s Your Favorite Running Memory? Runners Answer: Boston Qualifiers, Yosemite’s Half Dome, and Huarache’s

After having run for over 12 years, it seems like some of my favorite memories have been through running. I’ve raced indoor track, outdoor track, cross-country, road races, and the New York Marathon. My fiancee was a college runner …

On Demand Inspiration: 7 American Records to Motivate Your Running

This is a compilation of American Records from sprint events on the track to long road races. We all need some inspiration, so why not look to those who are breaking records and stretching the limits of human performance?…

Four Confidence Boosting Ideas to Break Out of Any Running Rut

This is a guest article from Greg Strosaker. Greg is the 3:03 marathoner behind Predawn Runner, a blog that provides tips on fitting running into the already-busy life, with tips on squeezing more training time in, making the

Summer Training = Fast Fall Racing

Running in the heat and humidity of summer presents a lot of challenges to runners. The constant sweat, the tough workouts, and the scorching sun make summer training difficult. I know that I had to cut a few workouts …

Get Faster on Race Day: Race Your Best by Knowing Your Pre-Race Personality

One of the most important aspects of racing well is the mental side of running. Being mentally prepared to run a race is much different than lacing up your shoes to head out for a daily distance run. It’s …

Creating Vibrant Health (For Runners!): An Interview with Matt Gartland

Recently, I’ve been thinking a lot about why so many new runners get injured or give up on running within a month or two of starting to run. Beginning runners feel overwhelmed with the amount of information out there, …

10 Running and Fitness Blogs to Help You Run Fast and Dominate Your Next Race

To be a better runner, you have to train well, stay healthy, and be absolutely dedicated.  How do you do all this?  Learn everything you can about running and leading a healthy lifestyle.  You’ll be able to design a …

Small Wins = Huge Improvements: How to Run Faster Over the Long-Term

After training for 12 years, I’ve realized the importance of “small wins” in a training program.  They’re so important but often overlooked.  Small, frequent wins help you maintain confidence, motivation, and keep you focused on your running goals.

Not …

33 Quotes About Running to Help You Conquer Your Dreams

Most of us have days where we wish we could have a little more motivation.  This can be true in running as well as in any other area of our lives.  Despite our best intentions, we all hit those