For Streak’s Sake: 1,700 Days and Counting

A few months ago when I reached 1,600 days in my running streak, I made a blog post (click here for a refresher), where I listed a few of the negatives of streaking that myself and other streakers had experienced. It was meant to be a way to share some experiences and show that, just … Continue reading For Streak’s Sake: 1,700 Days and Counting

The Long Run

Long runs are tough. Especially when you aren't used to doing them. Or when the distance is further than you've gone before. There can be many factors - both mental and physical - as to why you might struggle on a long run. That's why it helps to plan ahead if possible when a long … Continue reading The Long Run

Post-Race Blues and How to Overcome Them

So, you've just finished a race recently and it seems like you are lacking motivation to get back out running? Well, you aren't the only one who has experienced this. And it can happen no matter how you did or felt you did in the race itself. While I haven't necessarily felt this after every … Continue reading Post-Race Blues and How to Overcome Them

Running in the Cold

Depending on where you live, the temperatures are beginning to drop during this time of year. Some runners find cold running difficult to get acclimated to, especially in terms of their breathing. While for others, just getting out in the cold for a run can be the most difficult part. Here are some tips for … Continue reading Running in the Cold

Running Towards Confidence

Last week, in my Pillars of Running Success post, I gave you the factors that make up the foundation of my running and give me what I think is the best chance at being successful. In addition to the things I discussed last week, there are also a few things that play a part in moving … Continue reading Running Towards Confidence

Pillars of Running Success

If you are ever going through a tough period in your running, whether through lack of motivation, injury or anything else like this, it is always good to have certain pillars that are part of the foundation of your success in running. These pillars are critical factors that can help you achieve your running goals … Continue reading Pillars of Running Success

What Running Has Taught Me

If you are a runner, or maybe even if you aren’t, you know that running has many different benefits.  Of course, there are the obvious physical benefits as well as mental health benefits such as reducing stress levels and helping to build someone’s confidence. Beyond those benefits, however, are the lessons that are less talked … Continue reading What Running Has Taught Me