The great thing about Asheville is that even though it gets hot during the day, the nights are cool and bring nice crisp mornings. Sunday was like that here; it ended up in the 90s by the afternoon, but the morning was crisp. I didn’t have plans to go walk or run, but decided that [...]
The fastest growing demographic in running today is the half marathon. It offers all the challenges of pacing, fueling and strategy without feeling daunting, like the marathon sometimes can. RunningUSA reported last year that since the year 2000 attendance at half marathons in this country has gone up 307%! In 2013 there were 1.9 million half marathon finishers and a whopping 61% were women..... For those of you who are thinking of running a half marathon this year, whether it's your first or your tenth, here are some tips to help you get there in the best shape ever.
“keep on keepin’ on” is the word. got up early this morning and headed out the door… was gone for awhile, but I don’t know exactly how long because I chose not to wear my watch/HR monitor at all. I just wanted to get out there and see how I felt without feeling the ‘should’ [...]