Tree-lined running path at Indian Hammocks Park Miami

For the Love of It – Journey to the 305 Half Marathon

Disclaimer: I received a free entry to the 305 Half Marathon as part of being a BibRave Pro. Learn more about becoming a BibRave Pro (ambassador), and check out BibRave.com to review find and write race reviews! “You compete better and stronger with a heart full of love, rather than with fear of failure.” No matter what you did when you were little – sports, art, music, etc. … Continue reading For the Love of It – Journey to the 305 Half Marathon

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Maximize Training, Maximize Results; Same Training, Same Results

When it comes to marathon or half marathon training plans, generic calendars abound. Running experts from around the world have published calendars from Jeff Galloway to Hal Higdon and beyond. Then there are run clubs and run coaches who post vanilla calendars online. These calendars are great starts for first time racers. They do what they are supposed to do, guide and get you to … Continue reading Maximize Training, Maximize Results; Same Training, Same Results

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Marathon Training & The Fight Within

“Training is as much for your legs and lungs as it is for your mind.” I told that to a friend I’m helping through her first marathon training cycle. It’s along the lines of something one of my running mentors told me. It is three weeks before our race and she had “that run” last weekend. You know the one – where everything seems to … Continue reading Marathon Training & The Fight Within