Running With Kids & Respecting The Course

Before we get into this, you need to know I’m not talking about something on which I lack knowledge. I actually started running as a new mom, so I’m speaking from the perspective of someone who has run for leisure with a jogger (sometimes walked with the jogger) as well as someone who runs to complete […]

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Skinny? Nope. Strong.

Ok – before I get into this, you have to understand that I am not fishing for a compliment. I repeat: I am not fishing for a compliment. This isn’t about how I look, this is about the repercussions of becoming so obsessive over it that you try a “diet” that is more harmful than […]

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Running Shoes: Meet Jennifer, The Creative Mind Behind RaceBibResale.com

A scenario no runner wants to think about, but has likely been in before: It’s race week. You’ve trained hard. You’re ready. You may even have your bag packed with gels and compression socks. And then…BOOM. Runny nose, fever, aches – you can’t make it. You’re out the entry fee. You’re sad. Runners have long […]

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“Why Don’t You List Your PRs?” – My Honest Answer

I’m a running coach. A legit one. I’m RRCA certified and have an LLC: Bold Speed Ahead. I’m also fully insured with general malpractice coverage among other things. You’ll notice something missing from my page and social networks, though, that a lot of other coaches publicly and proudly display, like it’s a business model: personal records. […]

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Running Shoes: An Extra Mile with @hiphoprun Founders Freddie & Denise

A few moons ago, I was lucky enough to interview and become friends with the founders of the Bay Area’s Hip Hop Run – Freddie & Denise (@hiphoprun). My first interview with them displays characteristics that I just knew would make their race a success: commitment to helping others, excitement to bring the community together, and […]

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Review: Brooks Run Signature

When I walked into the Akron Marathon expo and saw people running on treadmills, barefoot, with sensors hooked up to their legs…I was totally intrigued. I was not aware that Brooks Running planned to make a stop at the Akron Marathon on their Run Signature tour! So, what is this Run Signature that I speak of? […]

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My Week Off Of Running & How I Handled It

So many of my Instagram followers are taking time off right now. Some are healing from injuries; others are trying to prevent them. Whatever the reason, taking time off from running is hard. One week feels like one month, or even longer. After the Akron half marathon, I walked away (for the first time) without any […]

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