Building the Base for Hood to Coast – 30 Minute Runner 2.0

The more things change the more they stay the same. Although I’m shifting to a different training plan, my running last week wasn’t all that different to my old plan – minus the 10-20-30 workouts. Training in the “Introductory Period” As I mentioned in my post explaining the 30 Minute Runner 2.0 plan, I am […]

3 Rules That Will Make You a Better Runner

I have decided to take some time off from running and seriously address my runners knee issues with the RunnersConnect Strength Training Program. Although I’m bummed about putting the 30 Minute Runner program on hold, I’m using my pent up energy to catch up on some reading. One book that has caught my attention is […]

Run Less Run Faster – A Low Mileage Option? – 30 Minute Runner

I recently received an e-mail from a reader who has been following the 30 Minute Runner experiment. She was intrigued by the goal of figuring out the best low mileage training options and asked whether I had read the book Run Less Run Faster by Bill Pierce, Scott Murr, and Ray Moss. I had never […]

4 Tips for Parents Who Have No Time to Run – 30 Minute Runner

I took the last two days off.  It wasn’t because of my knee injury – although it could probably use the rest. The reason for not running the last two days was that I simply did not have the time. I couldn’t run in the morning because I was busy getting my daughter ready for […]

Increase motivation by joining a running group

One of the best cures for a lack of motivation to run is to join a running group. Running groups provide camaraderie and a support system that is impossible to replicate when running by yourself. Of course, running groups can also have drawbacks if the workouts are not right for your level of running, or […]

Should you run with a cold or the flu?

It is always difficult to know whether to run with a cold or flu. For colds, the general rule is that running doesn’t hurt – and can actually help – if the symptoms are above the neck. If you have a cough, however, it is probably best to take the day off. Flus are a […]