RRCA Running Coach Course

This post is brought to you by…needing a break from my Running Coach Certification test. Last weekend was a deluge of information that I cannot wait to share with others. My desire to take the RRCA Running Coach Certification Course started with needing some continuing education for my personal trainer certification and ended with really wanting to improve my running and having more tools in the toolbelt to help others… Read More

Fueling for Endurance and Avoid Getting Sick

I am getting over a cold. It is the second one in a month and I am generally healthy and can avoid such things. But not when I start running. You could even make a joke when you sign up for a race. When will the sickness come? As long as it isn’t on race day right? So, I just started into my actual training for the Oregon Epic Relay… Read More

Becoming a Mentally Stronger Athlete

I went for a run yesterday. It was the best of runs…it was the worst of runs. This is a picture of how I felt for most of it: Shaun and I decided to go out to a beautiful road that is well known for endurance athletes of all kinds. We knew we were headed to a bit more snow and higher elevation, but were optimistic. Across the street from.. Read More