Trail Running

what is a good interval running workout

What is a Good Interval Running Workout?

A good interval running workout is any running workout where you are intermittent running and recovering. There is a multitude of variations when it comes to interval running. The focus can differ, sometimes it’s about speed, sometimes it’s all about hills. But the key is that it involves bouts of […]

do trail running shoes need to be waterproof

Do Trail Running Shoes Need to be Waterproof?

Trail running involves various terrain, elevation, and weather. At some point during trail runs, participants will experience rain, river crossings, and muddy trails. Not only can this affect runners’ mental or emotional state, but it can have physical effects like the feet being constantly wet. Many times, wet feet lead […]

how can i get motivated to run

How can I get Motivated to Run?

We’ve all been there: You’ve spent the weekend vegging out on the couch and, come Monday morning, you’re determined to go on a run before work. But, when your alarm goes off, you immediately hit snooze as the thought of lacing up your shoes to hit the trail makes you […]

garmin forerunner 735xt review

Garmin Forerunner 735xt Review for Trail Runnners

Besides a good pair of shoes, there is essential gear that can aid runners, improve performance, and assist in an overall positive experience. Watches are a common piece of gear for trail running; furthermore, not only do they track time, but certain ones can provide navigational features. While trail running, […]

100 mile run training plan

100 Mile Run Training Plan (FREE Printable)

Welcome to the pinnacle of ultra running: the 100 miler. A lot of people can run a 50k and claim the title of ultra runner, but what do they say to the inevitable follow up question, “Have you run a 100?” Let’s make sure your answer to that question is […]

couch to 50k

Couch to 50k Training Plan (8, 12 and 20 Weeks Out)

First of all, I have to say that I’m happy you’re here. Even if you’re just dipping your toes in the water out of curiosity or simply trying to wrap your head around what it would take to run an ultra marathon, you’ve taken the most important step—the first one. […]

running with flat feet

Running with Flat Feet (FAQs / Fixes and Relief)

According to the Institute of Preventative Foot Health, there are over 18 million Americans with flat feet and another 8 million with fallen arches. So first, know you are not alone in this! It’s very common to have flat feet and they should not prohibit you from running. That said, […]

why is my running pace getting slower

Why is My Running Pace Getting Slower? (top 10 reasons…)

Running is a fickle thing. One day you can be feeling great, sitting on the proverbial mountain top, and the next you mysteriously feel sluggish and in the dumps. If you’re concerned about your running pace getting slower, make sure you’re not simply having an off-day. Everyone, and I mean […]