Valley Green is one of my favorite places to run. So much to offer and so close to home!
On June 6th, runners around the globe will be celebrating National Running Day. Will you be getting your run in today?
It’s reported that nearly 10 million Americans are taking to the streets as runners. With such a large number of people calling themselves runners, it’s no wonder that races and running groups are trying to cater to this ever-growing population. Since running can be done just about anywhere, it’s great to explore new running locales. … Continue reading Trails & Ales
Is your running dragging you down into the dumps? Are you stuck in a serious plateau? If so (and you want to do something about it), you'll want to change up how you think about training. Regardless of what race you might be training for, variation in what you do, how you do it, and … Continue reading Variation is KEY to a Successful Training Program
Optimizing Your Racing Potential Racing to your optimal performance level is complicated because there are so many factors that go into performing at a high level. A lot goes into running fast. It's so much more than being physically prepared. I know a lot of runners who are in peak fitness shape and yet cannot … Continue reading Race Day Running Routine
How to identify, fix and prevent IT Band syndrome.
Planning a Racing Season Picking what races I want to run is a lot like planning a vacation. I want to run ALL the races! I want to try a 5k, a 10k, find a new race location or a new race distance, and then finish with a really fast race where I can set … Continue reading Planning a Racing Season
The long run is considered one of the most important aspects of distance running training. A long run has a similar intensity to an easy or moderate day of running with the main difference being time spent on your feet. Long runs fit neatly into our training schedule and have numerous physiological, physical, and mental … Continue reading Keys to a Successful Long Run