Category Archive: Running

Race Report: Harrod’s Creek Trail Bash 10k

When I decided to forego trying to muscle my way through a fall marathon, part of the decision was that I was way more excited about a couple of upcoming trail races than… Continue reading

The fall season that wasn’t

“Have you ever felt frustrated with running?” I laughed. The writer interviewing me for a local publication was surprised when I answered a resounding “yes.” “Let me introduce you to the fall of… Continue reading

Recovery Arsenal

Recovering is as important to our training as the running itself — but we so often convince ourselves that the best thing we can do is more work. But really, the gains are… Continue reading

Some tips for skin and sinuses in winter weather

Oh, winter. As if the ice and snow weren’t obstacles enough, winter weather is hard on your skin, especially if you’re running outside. Even inside, the air is drier and causing all sorts… Continue reading

CTM Band combines multiple recovery techniques

As runners, maybe we just can’t help but be uncomfortable. After all, racing is an exercise is being uncomfortable. So when my sports chiropractor came out with a new myofascial release tool …… Continue reading

’11 Fitness Pros on How to Not be an A-Hole at the Gym’

I talked to InsideHook about gym etiquette from the perspective of a runner and Pilates instructor. Did we miss any tips? What’s your gym pet peeve? Read the story here. 

Half a marathon, but twice as scary?

I used to be scared of the half marathon. Too far to fake it, not far enough to be comfortable. I worried if I ran a half marathon before a marathon, I’d use… Continue reading

Study finds dehydration makes us stupid (surprising no runner)

It’s hot. It’s humid. It’s the southeast from May until August, at least, and sometimes longer than that. We’re training for fall marathons, reciting the mantra “humidity is the poor man’s altitude” and… Continue reading

August Recap

Hi friends! I know, it has been a while. I’m going to attempt a blog comeback, at least a little bit of one. Let’s start with a quick recap from August. At the… Continue reading

Carmel Marathon Race Report (finally)

This marathon cycle I unplugged a little bit. I didn’t write training logs for Salty Running. I did a terrible job, frankly, of even updating my logs for my coach to review. I… Continue reading