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Small (but effective) goals for runners for 2015

Small goals. Big results. Simple, attainable, and effective resolutions for runners.

The key to good resolution-making is choosing simple and specific goals that are both measurable and tangible. Keeping a positive attitude is another big factor on the path to success. And you don’t have to go all out, either. Here are a few small goals to fit onto your lists. Get a physical. Too often we […]

Beyond the PR: 2015 resolutions and goals for runners

Beyond the PR: Resolutions & Goals for Runners

My running buddies and I were talking about our 2015 goals the other day, when a friend asked me if I was going to try to break my marathon or half marathon PR. I’m not. Then I asked her the same question, and it got me thinking: Why are most running goals and resolutions based […]

How to plan your 2014 race schedule


A new year means a blank race calendar and many of us are eager to fill it up! While it’s tempting to register for every race out there, that’s not feasible for the majority of us. So grab a blank 2014 calendar, have your work and personal schedules handy, and use these tips to make […]

How to jumpstart your running in 2014


The problem with so many New Year’s Resolutions is that they’re too vague or too lofty. Say you’re a walker, but you want to run a marathon. That’s a great long-term goal, but making such a huge fitness leap within one year may be unrealistic. Instead it’s better to start small. Set smaller, more realistic […]