Until seven years ago, I belonged to the “I’ll never run a marathon” camp. Of course, fewer than five months after repeatedly making this declaration, I found myself at the Martian Invasion of Races Marathon, ready to go the distance for...
It’s been less than a week since the sun set on the 2016 Summer Olympic Games in Rio De Janeiro, and if you’re experiencing Olympics withdrawals and longing to post up on your couch and have Bob Costas guide you...
It’s finally time for your big race — you know, the one that you (supposedly) trained for. Race weekend can be a mixture of emotions. So many questions are flying through your head: What will the weather be like?...
Athletic events such as 5Ks, 10Ks and even triathlons are one of the most popular ways non-profit organizations fundraise and connect with the community. Events serve as an opportunity to bring a new audience and new donors into the...
I love the half-marathon and have run more than I can count. It’s a great distance and the training is tough but, doable and very, very satisfying. As every half-marathoner knows, there is nothing like crossing the finish line and...
For many athletes, fall is the harbinger of the off season. The end of racing season is approached by athletes in many different ways. With so many races spread throughout the entire year, it's easy to become a 12-month racer...
Part 1: You're training too hard In the investing world, there’s an approach known as the Barbell Strategy that minimizes your exposure to risk while still giving you a chance to hit it big. The idea is that you put...
If Pete Kostelnick had a dollar for every “Forrest Gump” reference he’s heard recently, he’d be able to treat himself to a very nice post-run dinner. But it probably comes with the territory when you’re attempting to break the...
"Run often and run long, but never outrun your joy of running." — Julie Isphording I am Tamil and never ran growing up (well, maybe occasionally to catch an ice cream truck or the mittai wala (candy man), but never just to run)....
Part II: You're Eating Too Many Carbs and Not Enough Fat As a gym owner, I spend a lot of time planning the best ways to get my members fit. I have always been part of a movement, exercise, or gym culture,...