Marathon of the Month – Big Sur Marathon

This month’s marathon is Big Sur. Set along the California Coast, the course gives runners incredible views of the Pacific Ocean and ancient Redwood forests. The Marathon takes place in April, and 2010 will be the 25th anniversary of the race. Although beautiful, the Big Sur Marathon is probably not a good option if you […]

Running Route Mileage

Just a quick post to let everyone know that the Runner’s Resource Route Mapping page is now operational. Use this feature to calculate the exact distance of your runs. I’m really excited about this new addition to the web site and hope that everyone finds it useful.

Runner’s Resource Running Logs

Big news! The new Runner’s Resource Running Log feature was launched today. See the new link to “Logs” in the above header. With your own online running log, you’ll be able to keep track of your training through this web site. It’s a great way to keep motivated! I hope that everyone enjoys this new […]

Running and Asthma

The race has started and you have settled in behind the leaders. After about 5-6 minutes of solid running, you suddenly feel your legs lock up and your breathing become shallower. Soon, you are being passed by runners you should be beating and your breathing gets worse with each step. The race is a disaster. […]

Once a Runner

Slate.com has a good article on Once a Runner. I don’t care what anyone says, it’s the best book about running in existence. Money quote: But the book’s true climax comes during one of Quenton’s workouts in preparation for the race, an interval session requiring 60 quarter-miles (for those of you who’ve done quarters workouts, […]

Discovery Park Trail

This is one of my all-time favorite trails, and the best place to run in Seattle. Send me a link to your favorite trail.