Setting Training and Race Goals

Setting race goals is important as they likely will impact your training plan and your race day plan. Here I'll talk about two types of goals: Training goals and race day goals. Here are some examples of  Race Day goals: Performance Goals: A goal that measures success...

read more

Weight Gain During Training & After Your Race

Let's discuss weight gain after your race.  First, I'm not a doctor, just a certified endurance running coach, so please don't bet your health on my comments below as I can't see you and don't know your medical history! With that said, here is what my experience and...

read more

Dealing With Running Aches and Pains

I got some questions recently about running with aches and pains and what to do about it/them, if anything. That got me wondering how many of you are running with aches and pains of any kind. I don't mean the type of pain which shows up for a minute or two during a...

read more

Why You’re Already a Runner

So you signed up for the “Beauty and the Beach 5 Mile Run.” Congratulations on making an excellent choice! It is going to be a great race. But, maybe right about now some of you beauties may be thinking, “What the heck was I thinking registering for this race?” If you...

read more