Running Training

How to Get Faster

It’s natural for beginning and returning runners tend to run the same pace every time you head out. It’s your “cruising pace” where you feel somewhat comfortable. I say “somewhat” because running, for some people, never feels all that comfortable. The key to getting faster is to push the pace outside of your comfort zone […]

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Marathon Running

Running Form: What Good & Bad Form Look Like (Plus How To Fix Yours)

As runners, we’re always talking about miles and minutes, but something that rarely comes up is running form. Specifically, what differentiates good running form from bad running form. It’s tricky because running is like any form of exercise—it’s something you can even do without doing it right. In other words, whether you’ve been a runner […]

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Marathon Training

THREE TRAINING RUNS TO ADD TO YOUR ROUTINE

Sometimes just finding where to run can be a chore. The mental ping-pong game between doing something easy or designing an elaborate route can derail even the best intended ultrarunners. Over the course of my running life, I’ve learned that dividing the runs I do into three discrete buckets helps me with the chore of […]

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Marathon Running

BECOMING A DURABLE ATHLETE

As we start to ramp up to race season, most trail and ultrarunners are increasing their training volume. Warm weather and long days beg for more time on the trails. This increased training load, in turn, can pose an increased risk of injury. Here are some helpful hints to stay injury-free for those who are […]

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