Morning temps up north are starting to dip lower than the 20s so, what better time to review our favorite cold weather running essentials? When you hit the road in the morning or late at night the breaking wind can be brutal don’t leave home without your: Polartec Power Neck Gaiter— A quick dry neck … Continue Reading

I started running right before I started college. I always played sports when I was younger: volleyball, basketball and softball. In college I wasn’t going to be playing on any team sports, so I decided to run towards to end of high school. I started running each day, longer and longer. I started racing in … Continue Reading

Pre-Run Post 15 miles– waiting for our bus at HS With 100 days to go until the Disney Marathon, our training is halfway through as we hit 15 miles this morning! Before coming to Disney, we were unsure of where we would actually be able to run 15 miles. The trails are limited in length … Continue Reading

The night before your long-run is prime prepping time. Here are a few easy tips for long-run prepping. Lay out running clothing Prepare energy snacks (gels, chews, beans) Charge any devices (watch, mp3) Set out sneakers Set your alarm, with time to prepare (and hit snooze 😉 Happy running! -S&R

If you’ve ever been to Disney, you know that you can end up walking at least 10+ miles per day while visiting the parks. In our case, we are training for our marathon in January and have to keep up with that mileage in addition! Going on vacation doesn’t mean you have to stop training. … Continue Reading

As R and I prepare to run a marathon we both look back at how far we’ve come and prepare to run forward! In an earlier post I wrote about how far we had come before I ran my 4th marathon in May in Vermont, but R has yet to run a single marathon! Before … Continue Reading

The experiences that face us day to day are much like those experiences that a runner faces when carving her path through the marathon race. There are times when we feel unstoppable, these are times of great innovation, breakthrough, a warming of heart, a spiritually uplifting moment where it isn’t only your legs carrying you … Continue Reading

As I prepare for 26.2 miles this weekend, my suitcase is empty, but my mind is full and I reflect on months past of stretches, sprints and great sweat sessions. Although I am running this marathon solo, ‘R’ and I have put in many months of hard work to prepare for this day. Our training … Continue Reading

I started running in high school and then started training for races in college. I started small, running around the block, which turned into running a 5k. After the 5K I moved onto a 10K, from there a 10-mile race. After that I was onto bigger and better things a half marathon, and finally a … Continue Reading