Favorite Running Route: Valley Green

Valley Green is one of my favorite places to run. So much to offer and so close to home!

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Variation is KEY to a Successful Training Program

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

Keys to a Successful Long Run

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

Track Intervals: On Pace or Faster?

Many runners have questions about how to run intervals - should they be run as fast as possible or run within yourself at a prescribed pace/effort? Specifically, this is written for a runner I coach who is unsure about how to run intervals the most effective way to seek the maximum amount of bang for his … Continue reading Track Intervals: On Pace or Faster?