How To Be An Injured Runner

I’m in the midst of training for an ultramarathon and should be just past my peak running week. Instead, my mileage two weeks ago was exactly zero. Why? I had an odd niggle in my right hamstring. Not enough to […]

Why You Should Keep A Race Log

Keeping a race log

I often write about spending some time after a race considering your performance or asking yourself some questions (especially if it was a bad race). Personally, much of my recap energy goes into race recaps for this blog, which are […]

The Big List Of Running Goals

I am a big believer in setting goals. So often in running, those goals are focused on racing – doing a half marathon or a marathon, for example. But there is a big wide world of running goals out there, […]

Race Day Pro/Con: Relying On Race Provided Fuel 

I recently came across a post on the Map My Run Blog called Should You Rely on Course-Provided Nutrition During a Race? I immediately thought – Wow, I could make that the shortest blog post possible. Here’s my version of […]

When The Run Doesn’t Go As Planned

lessons learned from mistakes

Lessons Learned From My Mistakes And Unexpected Happenings On The Run I’ve written several posts about risk management and running and about being prepared for the risks of a run. These posts combine my professional training in risk management and […]

Preparing For The Risks Of Trail Running

Risks of trail running

I recently came across an article in Runners World about the Mt. Marathon race in Alaska. The Mt. Marathon race sounds insane. It’s run every year on July 4 and while the race is short (under 4 miles), it runs […]