Strengthen Your Run Through Cross-training

Altar Ego White MarbleI’ve mentioned it a few times in passing but I think the topic deserved it’s own post due to it’s importance during half marathon training –  cross-training. It’s something that I didn’t fully see the value in until about a year ago and a piece of advice I wish I would have listened to earlier (read: don’t…
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Half Marathon Goal Setting

Early on in your training, if not before, it is important to set goals. These can include weekly active hour goals, monthly mileage goals, or a time that you hope to finish the race in – it truly depends on what level you are at. For example, if you are a beginner, it may be a bit lofty to want…
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Inspired to Inspire

As I took off on my Saturday long run this morning, I was feeling a bit lethargic, my shins didn’t feel the greatest, and the wind was slowing down my pace. Needless to say, I wasn’t looking forward to completing those 9 miles. Around mile 3, I noticed a sign for CARA (Chicago Area Runners Association) and didn’t think much about…
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