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When To Hire a Coach

When To Hire a Coach

When I started running, it was a very solitary thing. I wasn’t comfortable running with a group, and I ran to have a break from people. When I ran my first 10K race, I ran it with a pacer who talked me through the whole thing. Slow down. Take deep breaths. Walk the water station. … Continue reading

Race Recap: The Amazing Fitness Race

Race Recap: The Amazing Fitness Race

Two weeks ago, I participated in a brand spankin’ new race in my area. This one was really unique in that you teamed up with a partner to complete 10K with 5 fitness challenges along the way. And that is not all: you did so while wearing backpacks loaded with bags of rice. It was like boot camp on … Continue reading

The Running Virgins

The Running Virgins

So here’s a running truth: your first year on the run will be the one in which you make the most progress. Everything is new. Your body is pushed to its limits. Every time you run, you set a PR (personal record) simply because you had no previous records. With each step, your confidence grows … Continue reading

The Last Long Run: A Tale of Two Princesses

The Last Long Run: A Tale of Two Princesses

This weekend marks the last long training run en route to the Castle! Together, we share our thoughts on prepping for the final run and how it turned out. And as we post this, we are eagerly, excitedly and nervously looking ahead to next weekend: THE BEFORE by Princess Alana From all of the running boards, … Continue reading