Weekend Motivation 94

Maybe reality TV or social media is to blame but it feels like we all have a bit more low key jealousy in our lives these days. We want her house, his car, that body and to be that social every weekend. But that's not really what this is about and everyone's grandma was quick... Continue Reading →

Weekend Motivation 93

Run wild, run free. Great words to live by but a little unrealistic right? At least I think so. You'll see lots of motivational messages out there with that sort of message on them. As nice as that sounds most of us just can't live our lives that way. Things like mortgages, those kids you... Continue Reading →

Weekend Motivation 92

One year is nothing, if you're really lucky it will be about 1% of your whole life. But if you take a whole year, put your head down and decide to give your all to making some changes you really can accomplish almost anything. A year is enough to run your first half marathon, loose... Continue Reading →

Weekend Motivation 91

During a given training cycle things can get hard. You might even be expecting it to get tough in certain ways. The ways it actually gets hard though there is no shortage of ways that might spring up and surprise you. Last summer I re-did a training plan for a long race and I once... Continue Reading →

Weekend Motivation 90

Not all of us have a life where we can go on one extravagant vacation after the next or even year after year. Some of us don't really want to. But I have a secret, you can incorporate certain things into your life on the regular and spend more than 7 days a year on... Continue Reading →

Weekend Motivation 89

Lot's of us are in training for something right now. Some of you are also training for a distance first too. That can be scary right? This year I'm not headed into dedicated training season until June. You might be thinking a lot about crossing the line on the big day, that's normal but foolhardy.... Continue Reading →

Weekend Motivation 88

Want to know a fun fact about me and my racing? Well maybe not that fun but still a fact, almost every long, big, hard race I've done I've thought at least once about giving up. At my first half marathon the impending heavy rainfall warning (and self doubt) I actually asked a race official... Continue Reading →

Weekend Motivation 87

I have a favorite running route it takes me by 2 beaches over 10 k almost exactly and I don't have to repeat a single meter of road. But it's a route I don't get to that often. When I'm training it's pretty much only good for 10k non-speed work runs since it's hilly and... Continue Reading →

Weekend Motivation 86

Last year at this time I was deep into half marathon training and I was openly telling people that I was going for a PR and a big one. After that, I was rolling directly into triathlon training for an Olympic. That one, in particular, scared me more than a little especially since I had... Continue Reading →

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