Webinar: Final Marathon To-Do List

You've put in months of training -- make sure that you do all the "little" things you need to do to be as ready as possible on marathon race day. I talk about both training and logistics that you need to make sure to check-off...

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Temps are falling! Should your paces?

Have you felt the change lately? A little cooler in the morning, dark a little earlier, football games all over your TV?   That’s right, summer might not be knocked out yet, but it’s getting a standing eight count!   The arrival of fall means things get a bit...

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What you may be missing with your long runs

In distance running, the long run reigns supreme.   That's not really news, and yeah, I talk about the long run a lot.   But even with all the attention paid to the long run, I think there is one thing that people frequently miss when they do the...

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Webinar: The Marathon Taper

The marathon taper sometimes feels very mysterious. But in this webinar I go over everything that you need to focus on during the final weeks before your race to make sure that you're ready to run your best!   Make sure that you don't miss the next...

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Webinar: All Things Long Run

In this webinar, I cover the bases on the most important run of your week -- the long run. I talk about the types of long runs that you need to include in your training, how to do them, and how to get the most...

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Missed opportunities

A college coach of mine, Michelle Blessing, once told me “you only have three chances each week to get better” (two speed workouts and the long run).   That comment has stuck with me a lot longer than most of what I learned in college. (Sorry professors ...

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Expert Q&A: Alex Nichols

Alex Nichols is one of the best trail and ultra runners in the country -- a three-time top-10 ultra runner of the year, and two-time Pikes Peak Marathon winner.   Here Alex covers topics that range from the best way to structure training for trails and ultras,...

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Start dates for fall marathon training (CHART)

I’m a cautious person by nature, and (full disclosure) I have been wrong about every single prediction I’ve made about COVID and racing. So let’s just say I am going to whisper this and try not to jinx anything …   If you’re planning to run one...

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Webinar: Marathon Pre-Training

In this webinar, I took a look at the idea of marathon "pre-training" -- essentially the work that you need to do before you start marathon training to be in a position to make sure that you can get the most benefit out of it....

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The Common Sense Coach: Why the 5k

I'm partnering with PodiumRunner (https://www.podiumrunner.com​) on a new video series "The Common Sense Coach."   You can check out the first episode on why the 5k makes perfect sense right now and how it will benefit your races in the future.   The rest of the videos...

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