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10 Tips for Beginning Runners

Running is one of those things that many people try and end up quitting because they end up injured, puking, hating their life, or all of the above. I still consider myself a beginning runner, so I've compiled 10 of the top tips I've gathered on my journey so far to...

5 Things I Wish I Knew Before I Started Running

I used to make fun of runners. I remember seeing cross-country runners in high-school and college and wondering what kool-aid they had all drank that made them voluntarily want to do that to themselves. Funny thing is, I actually did a lot of running growing up. I...

How To Fuel With Maurten – Workouts And Racing

I started fueling with Maurten over a year ago. Runner's Corner was the first place I was tipped off about it. I then learned that the top marathoners were using it and I was intrigued. Stazza is also a big fan of it (my coach). There have been three types of fuel...

8 Marathons – Lessons Learned

Marathon 1- Ogden Marathon 2010 Details- 10 months post first baby. 1:30 at halfway- and then deep into the pain cave. Stopped at mile 21 to cry for a bit to Dustin, then toughened up and finished. I said I would never do that ever again. It hurt so bad. Goal: sub 3...

Running With The Kenyans—Stazza’s Stable High Altitude Training Camps

Righto then, Kiddlywinks, you’ve pummelled my inbox with enquires about Stazza’s Stable High Altitude Training Camps in Iten, Home Of Champions, so here’s the spielarooney… Buddies: Coach Stazza And Former Marathon World Record Holder, Wilson Kipsang Just a few...

An Olympian In The Making And Her Sidekick

My previous post glimpsed at life inside the running mecca, Iten—The Home Of Champions. This sparked a flurry of enquires, asking for more information about Stazza’s Stable High Altitude Camps. Next week, I’ll post all about how the camps work, giving more details...

The Reluctant Olympian

Cock-a-doodle-do! The intoxicating scent of midnight jasmine. Somewhere, a woman cackles.  The chink of a teaspoon on a china teacup. Mutterings. You stretch, yawn, and open your eyes. A shaft of sunlight pierces the window, carrying a trail of frolicking mites....

A Duo of Hobblecreek Half Race Reports

Tawny's Race Report: The Hobblecreek Half is a special race for me because it was my first canyon half marathon and my second half marathon ever. The first time I ran it was in 2013. I ran a 1:24:04. It was the year I was training to break 3 hours for the first time...

Mark The Cinderella​ Man Steacy, Kraig’s Incredible Feat, And Many More Disney Stars…

Imagine, if you will, an alternative world—a world so hot and humid that even mosquitoes, plagiarists, and Alf Menzies can’t exist. Now, come with me, and I’ll take you to the edge of y(our) world—to a place where Irishmen can’t exist, except for, sums supremo, Mark...

A Week In The Life Of Coach Stazza, Baby-sitting, Joachim The Viking.

Last week, we finished off looking at the endurance spine and this week I’m going to cover my trips down to Cork and up to Dublin. Two of the lads I coach, Joachim The Viking and Oisín  Spillane, were set to go head-to-head in the Cork City Games open 3000m. For...

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Nike Zoom Vaporfly 4% Flyknit

It’s hard not to get caught up in the hype of the 4%. These shoes are everywhere in the marathon world. The bright orange color is easy to spot at all the major marathons. The world record was broken in these shoes. As I became more familiar with these shoes, I...

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8 Marathons – Lessons Learned

Marathon 1- Ogden Marathon 2010 Details- 10 months post first baby. 1:30 at halfway- and then deep into the pain cave. Stopped at mile 21 to cry for a bit to Dustin, then toughened up and finished. I said I would never do that ever again. It hurt so bad. Goal: sub 3...

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