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With hundreds of models to choose from, it seems impossible to make the right decision when purchasing running shoes. With so many choices, too often runners set themselves up for injury by buying what is on sale and hitting the...
Guest Blog: Ai Sullivan As an endurance athlete clocking in endless training hours, chances are hamstrings and knee issues are no stranger to your overused legs!  Hamstrings are screaming “Please stretch me!”, so you flop over to zealously touch your...
Guest Blog: Wenzel Coach - John Forbes Slam that stem down as far as it will go! Look like a bike racer! Get those elbows as close together as possible! You must sacrifice all for aero! Comfort is for the...
Guest Blog: Samantha Hagness Superstar! I am convinced that one way to become a better runner is to have people in your life who believe that you are nothing short of a superstar. You need people whose expectations of you are...
One would think because I have run marathons and coached hundreds of people to race a marathon that I would be a huge proponent of running marathons…well, I am and I am not…Let me explain. You see, while I believe...
Those of us who frequent marathons have seen those "crazy" people who are all dressed up as Superman, Batman, a piece of food, a cartoon character or the endless plethora of elaborate costumes that would be impressive enough to ...
Race Yourself Into Shape To race or not to race?...That is the question. Some of our Athlinks' members race 1-2 times per year for the local Turkey Trot or for that annual endurance event to raise money for such-and-such charity. Others  of us race...
5Ks are a long way to go Let it be known that I have been running competitively since the age of 6 years old. At 7, I ran a 2:48 in the 880-yard run. At 8, I ran a 12:19...
Safety I realize this idea of running without earbuds and music is close to endurance blasphemy as far as many of you are concerned, but hear me out. I'm not saying you should never run without music, but you may...
Feel the Flow We've all been there - frantically looking for our watch, GPS and/or heart rate monitor that we have misplaced because there is no way we could go for a run without these crucial training and timing tools...or...