On the Value of Being Disqualified (Dirty 30 Trail Race Report)

On June 1st, I was disqualified from the 2019 Golden Gate Dirty 30 12-mile trail race. It was an absolute blast!

Dirty 30 Start

The start of the Dirty 30 12-mile trail race

You see, I cut the course. I would never …

How to Avoid the Dark Side of Passion and Build a Sustainable Running Obsession

I’ll openly admit I got addicted to running when I started. The progress! The improvements! The thrill of running faster and faster got me hooked. But… was it healthy?

Jason (right) did not perfect the final lean until college…

Running for Enlightenment with Filmmaker Sanjay Rawal

Running gives us far more than better health and brag-worthy PR’s. It helps us discover our limits, pursue personal growth, and learn more about what makes us tick as human beings.

Sanjay Rawal

Sanjay enjoying a run

Many of us start …

Lindsey Hein on Elites, Podcasting for Runners, and Training with Kids

Lindsey Hein is the host behind the I’ll Have Another podcast for runners. And after 160+ episodes, she’s ready to share what she’s learned from pro runners around the world.

Lindsey Hein

Lindsey has always been a runner. She ran cross …

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 …