5 Terrible Reasons To Want To Run A Marathon

Terrible marathon whys

I often talk about ‘knowing your why’ before you begin training for a marathon. Having a ‘why’ is super important for any undertaking in life, but it is especially true for marathon training, mostly because of the sheer volume of time […]

7 Things To NOT Do After A Long Run

Dont Do After A Long Run

Sometimes, you actually have to do things to know what doesn’t work for you. To confirm it’s not just a thing people say, but a thing people say for a reason. For me as a runner, this means knowing what works (and […]

Dos And Don’ts Of The Marathon Taper

Marathon Taper Do and Don'ts

The marathon taper is the last two or three weeks of marathon training. Your mileage decreases as you give your body the chance to replenish depleted muscles and store energy for the challenge to come. Marathon Taper Do and Don’ts […]

The 8 Stages Of Running A Marathon

Stages Of Running A Marathon

This is the last in a 4 part ‘Stages Of Marathoning’ series: 7 Stages of Marathon Training 4 Stages of Marathon Week 6 Stages of Marathon Morning  8 Stages of Running A Marathon I’ve often heard people talk about a […]

The 6 Stages Of Marathon Morning

Stages Of Marathon Morning

This post is the latest in a ‘Stages Of Marathoning’ series: 7 Stages of Marathon Training 4 Stages of Marathon Week 6 Stages of Marathon Morning 8 Stages of Running A Marathon At long last! Race day is here! You’ve […]

The 4 Stages Of Marathon Week 

stages of marathon week

This post is the second in a series: 7 Stages of Marathon Training 4 Stages of Marathon Week 6 Stages of Marathon Morning 8 Stages of Running A Marathon   The 4 Stages Of Marathon Week You’ve gotten through 17 […]

The 7 Stages Of Marathon Training

Stages Of Marathon Training

This post is part of a series: 7 Stages of Marathon Training 4 Stages of Marathon Week 6 Stages of Marathon Morning 8 Stages of Running A Marathon For each of my marathons, I’ve used an 18-week training program that […]

Long Run Fears And How To Overcome Them

Long Run Fears

The marathon training long run can be intimidating and a little scary, especially if you are training for your first marathon. If you are only used to heading out for shorter runs in the neighborhood, venturing out for runs in […]