Races

Five Ways to Tune Up Your Tune-Up Race Strategy: Perfect 10 Case Study

Posted by on September 5, 2013 at 6:30 am

Tune-up races can be a terrific asset in your training arsenal. They can also quickly become a liability if you make mistakes in their management. Here are five ways to get the most out of your investment in tune-up races.

The 2013 Central Park Challenge – Providing Opportunities

Posted by on April 23, 2013 at 6:30 am

The Central Park Challenge is a great opportunity to race in Central Park, while helping to provide opportunities for children and adults with developmental challenges like autism.

Boston Is Everyone’s Tragedy, Not Just Runners

Posted by on April 18, 2013 at 8:19 pm

There seems a tendency for runners to view the bombing in Boston through strictly a running lens, to try and claim this tragedy as our own. This is a mistake, as it’s impact goes far beyond the running community, and to view it only in that way risks exacerbating the elitism image already suffered by the sport.

Ten Lessons from Ten Marathons

Posted by on October 15, 2012 at 8:00 pm

Over the course of ten marathons, you learn a thing or two about preparing for and executing the event. Here are ten such lessons learned through the years, offered in the hope that they will help you achieve your goals sooner.

Running for the Repeat – Towpath Marathon 2012 Race Report

Posted by on October 9, 2012 at 7:51 am

This year’s Towpath Marathon provided the opportunity to defend the 2011 title. While I prepared as well as I could for the event given an early season injury, one can never predict who will show up on any given Sunday during marathon season.