Treatment for Plantar Fasciitis

Two years ago, I hadn’t even heard of plantar fasciitis. Now it feels like I only purchase shoes based on this. I also feel like I went half mad and half broke trying to cure myself. If you don’t know what it is, it probably means you are lucky enough to not suffer from it.Continue reading “Treatment for Plantar Fasciitis”

Rachael Anderson: Ultrarunner Taking on Vol State 500km

I have gotten to meet some really great runners from around the world, all of whom inspire me in different ways. This is Rachael Anderson. She will be taking on Vol State 500km…for a second time. I met Rachael when we both showed up to run with Bangkok Runners in Khao Mai Keow, Thailand. ThisContinue reading “Rachael Anderson: Ultrarunner Taking on Vol State 500km”

Weekly Running Log Rundown

How I felt this week: Sunday: Sunny Sunday here in Boise. Saw my first snake of the season, some natural artwork left by a fellow Idahoan, and even ran into a friend biking the path with her crew. Monday: Mondays are supposed to be my day off from running, but I decided to get theContinue reading “Weekly Running Log Rundown”

Interview with Mr. G: Running Told by My Other Half

Often, we run to become become better people. Hopefully, we become better people not only for ourselves, but for those that have to interact with us. Mr. G gets asked a lot how he feels about my running, so I decided to throw some questions at him for the curious. Here are his thoughts: 1. TheContinue reading “Interview with Mr. G: Running Told by My Other Half”

My “Why” Behind Ultrarunning. — thedancingrunner

So I was watching this awesome Billy Yang documentary about THE WHY…why many runners venture off into the amazing sport of ultrarunning. It’s actually a great video and I am posting it here so you should take some time out of your day and watch it if you have not seen it. I thought today […]Continue reading “My “Why” Behind Ultrarunning. — thedancingrunner”

Favorite Podcasts

When I feel like learning something new, I listen to a good podcast. I find a lot of motivation in learning, so podcasts have been great for that. I have also discovered that I personally learn and listen better when I am running. I put together a list of podcasts, which I broke into threeContinue reading “Favorite Podcasts”

No-Bake Energy Bites

There has been an energy bite craze in recent history. I myself, have been susceptible to this craze. They are perfect for dense energy that you can eat before or during your run. They are easy to make, simple to switch up ingredients for when you want a change, small but full of fairly goodContinue reading “No-Bake Energy Bites”

“Let Your Mind Run” by Deena Kastor

 A Review by Tara G I think I may be hard to please when it comes to running books. With that said, I did walk away with two useful tidbits from “Let Your Mind Run.” One, if you run downhill harder than your hardest you will improve your fast-twitch muscle fibers. This was of particularContinue reading ““Let Your Mind Run” by Deena Kastor”

Share Your Running Accomplishments

I would like to hear from my fellow runners! There is a time to consider your failings and there is a time to celebrate your accomplishments. Let’s do the latter today. It can be anything. You ran more days than usual, you ran farther, you did hill repeats, you did double run days, your paceContinue reading “Share Your Running Accomplishments”

When to Retire Running Shoes

As it is time for me to retire my old running shoes, it seemed like a good time to do a new post about it. The general advice is after 350-500 miles. For me, I run about 550-600 miles in three months, and that is when I start to notice that it might be time.Continue reading “When to Retire Running Shoes”