Archive | April, 2012

9 Tips for Hot Weather Runs

As the summer months approach and the weather gets warmer across the country, it is important to take a few precautions when running outside in the heat. If you are not prepared and armed with proper knowledge, running in the heat can be dangerous and even fatal. Taking the following precautions, however, can keep you […]

Injury Prevention Tips

This post can also be found on Active.com here.  Injury prevention is a very important topic, especially if you are training for longer distances like a half or full marathon. There is no one reason why runners get injured, but there is a pretty consistent interaction of factors that play a role in most runner […]

Race Recap: Firefly Run

Last night, the Firefly Run came to Phoenix so I decided to check it out. The Firefly run is a night run that is currently in 6 cities: Dallas, Phoenix, Denver, Chicago, San Jose, and Atlanta. According to the website, more cities are being added soon. In Phoenix, the race was a 5K only, but […]

Book Review: Train Like A Mother: How to Get Across Any Finish Line – and Not Lose Your Family, Job, or Sanity

I’m a big fan of Dimity McDowell and Sarah Bowen Shea, who often write for Runner’s World and are also very active on their Facebook page (Run Like A Mother: The Book) with clever posts, helpful advice, and simply providing a great place for like-minded women to support each other. I am also a big […]

Running Tips For Spring

This post can also be seen on Active.com here.  Now that the weather is getting warmer and there are more daylight hours, many runners are coming out of hibernation. If you took a few months off from running during the winter and are getting ready to pick up the miles, there are a few things […]