Running wild – what’s your running style?

Some of the best running advice I've ever gotten pertained to running "style." Specifically form. "Simply do what feels natural," said the guru. There is no right or wrong with where to hold your arms or how long to stride. Certainly, like most other things, there are fundamentals, such as not rolling your feet in or out, or not leaning back too far or not dragging your feet. But as far as "form" Read the entire post [...]

I’m a sole-ful runner

One thing that I've always loved about running is that it's an individual sport. You hear of running teams/groups, etc. But running is probably one of the only sports that allows you to compete both individually and/or as a team. Now, I don't want this statement to come off as sounding arrogant or snobby, but running is really great because you don't have to rely on anyone else to help you to do Read the entire post [...]

Don’t cut off your laces

The Peachtree Road Race lottery is over. The runners have been selected, and the notifications have been sent out. Did you get in to the world's largest 10k? Call it what you want -- luck or good timing -- but I got in. So did my Dad, sister, her husband, and his sister. The whole gang! I'm pretty excited about it. I think the whole idea of a "lottery" made me a bit nervous, and rightfully so. Apparently, Read the entire post [...]