Let’s Talk Hydration!

Apr 12, 13 Let’s Talk Hydration!

Posted by in Blog, Running, Training

So here’s the thing about me. I sweat. A lot. I’m fairly certain I sweat more than most people when I run. When I come back from a short run, I’m dripping with sweat. It’s totally not sexy, but I do like the idea that every time I run, toxins are pouring out of my body thanks to my energetic sweat glands. For...

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Running With Purpose

Mar 11, 13 Running With Purpose

Posted by in Blog, Race, Running, Training

The above image has a few scenarios that might make you run with purpose. Being chased by a meteor, aliens, or an angry monkey just might get me moving! But I’m talking more about having a running goal in mind to help motivate me. I get stuck in ruts or I’ll go to an exercise class instead of hitting the pavement. I...

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Experimenting With Trail Running

Mar 08, 13 Experimenting With Trail Running

Posted by in Blog, Running, Training

One thing that’s awesome about Boston is the impassioned running community. As you may have noticed from my race roundups, there never seems to be a shortage of runs in and around this town! And when I got the e-mail about the VERT Sasquatch race (including the above hilarious picture), I thought: OK, maybe I should start...

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Training Without a Date…Possible?

Mar 01, 13 Training Without a Date…Possible?

Posted by in Blog, Running, Training

I’ve been mulling over what to do for my next race. Unfortunately, none of the 10Ks I recently rounded up are working for my schedule and I want to do something more than a 5K. So, of course my brain leaped to HALF MARATHON. Even though the thought of a half marathon is somewhat terrifying to me. I’ll be rounding up some...

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Food: Do you eat before you run?

Feb 20, 13 Food: Do you eat before you run?

Posted by in Blog, Eating, Training

I used to eat a little breakfast before tackling my morning run until one day my husband suggested that the food might be slowing me down. Hmmm, I puzzled over that because I figured I needed food for fuel and power. Per his suggestion, I tried running on empty and was surprised that it worked great. I was faster and less hobbled by...

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EBR Rock Star: Jessica Grimes

It’s EBR Rock Star time! Today we’re chatting with Jessica Grimes, who is training for her first half marathon this spring and is part of our Winter Dash. (Have you shared your run with us yet? You really should!) Welcome, Jessica! Tell us about your blog and why everyone should click on over after reading this...

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