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Seven Ways to Support Your Significant Other’s Interest in Running

Posted by on July 16, 2013 at 6:20 am

So your significant other has expressed an interest in running – that’s great! Now it’s up to you to avoid going overboard and let him or her find what works without feeling undue pressure. Here are seven ways you can help the running habit take hold.

Do Your Goals Get in the Way of Your Purpose in Running?

Posted by on February 27, 2013 at 6:00 am

Sometimes being too tied to our goals as a runner can make us lose sight of the reason we run in the first place. Therefore, it may be healthy to step back and let go of, or at least “loosen”, our goals once in a while.

The Important Line Between Working Hard and Trying Hard

Posted by on November 20, 2012 at 7:30 pm

Running, like many other pursuits, need to be viewed as a long-term endeavor, to be invested in, developed, built, and nurtured through hard work. When short-term goals lead to a desire to push things a bit, bad things can happen.

The Predawn Runner Code

Posted by on July 3, 2012 at 8:34 pm

The Predawn Runner Code serves as the foundation not only of a training approach, but as the basis for the point-of-view of this blog. As we head into the busy summer training season, it’s time to take a step back and re-ground the assumptions that drive the thoughts shared in this space.

My Father’s Influence on My Running

Posted by on June 16, 2012 at 6:00 pm

Our parents contribute both by “nature” (genetics) and “nurture” (environment) to our early development as runners. I am the Predawn Runner because I am my father’s son.