What Every Fast Runner Knows About Running Motivation

Running motivation: sometimes you have it, sometimes you don’t. But can you create it out of thin air?

running motivation

Fast runners know that motivation can be engineered. It can be supported, built, and expanded. You don’t have to just “hope” …

Running Motivation: How to Find Strength When You’re Feeling Down

Conquering bad days, weeks, or even months is a necessary skill for any runner. Reaching your goals depends on it!

Note: this post was written by Strength Running Content Editor Christine Sandvik.

Running ultra races – particularly 100 …

Growth, Support, and the Power of Belief

Last year, I made a New Year’s resolution that changed my life: I resolved to read more books.

My office is starting to feel cramped…

Looking back, I read about one book per month.

I know, I’m not setting …

Dimity McDowell: The Cofounder of Another Mother Runner

The most rewarding aspect of running might be its community: come for the PR, stay for the people!

Beers with Bart

Beers and fun with Bart Yasso (the Mayor of Running) and other runners

Runners are some of the best people …

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 …

How to Run for Decades Without Burning Out

When I started running in high school, I had no idea I’d still be at it 19 years later. I thought it was just a way to meet girls (and my mom thought it was a good way to …

Courtney Frerichs on Long-Term Success: Gymnastics, Strength Training, and Teammates

Last August, we witnessed the most electrifying track race in history at the World Championships: the women’s 3,000m Steeplechase:

Before this race, no American woman had ever won a medal in the steeple …

Olympian Alexi Pappas on How Not to be Boring

Have you ever been around somebody who’s downright fascinating? They’re a never-ending stream of hilarious stories, wise observations, and boundless curiosity.

Fun Run

Anytime I find somebody like this, I hold onto them forever. These people light up the world.…

Joel Runyon on Overcoming Insane Challenges

Runners have a clear super-power: we persevere when the tough gets tougher. We revel in adversity.

Runners Cross Country

Maybe you’re a totally new runner… but you sign up for that 5k anyway.

Or you’re a multi-year veteran of the sport… …

Madga Boulet on How to Overcome the Daunting 100-Mile Ultramarathon

Can we all agree that running is hard? Whether you’re training for a 5k or running up a staircase built into a mountain (see below), running has its unique challenges.