July 26, 2017

As an endurance athlete, I have a good understanding of what training it takes to build toward races. And while I eat a healthy diet, there is no foolproof way to know really what is going on inside without some testing.

Fortunately, I have found and used InsideTracker....

July 4, 2017

It did not take me long to find the first race I wanted to do as a BibRave Pro. The 2017 St. Elizabeth Healthcare Honor Run Half Marathon in Florence, Kentucky, spoke to me in several ways.

First, it is a benefit for veterans — something that I wholeheartedly support, e...

July 1, 2017

Six thousand feet of elevation change, swirling winds at Mosquito Pass and a fun post-race party make this an epic, memorable event.

I arrived in Leadville, Colorado, and its 10,151 feet of elevation the day before the June 17 marathon. It would easily be the most chall...

June 28, 2017

I recently signed up for my first Hot Chocolate race, at the end of this year. It's a great and fun way to conclude the 2017 racing calendar. And if you use my discount code to register, you get a special bonus (see below for details).

(Disclaimer: I received a free ent...

June 21, 2017

Two years ago, I completed my first trail marathon at the North Face Endurance Challenge Series in Wisconsin.

Last year, I returned to the beautiful Kettle Moraine State Park to run my first ultra, a 50K, at the North Face event.

This year there will be no “firsts” but I...

June 1, 2017

Michael Wardian’s list of running accomplishments would fill a 100-mile trail. He has successfully navigated races ranging from the Badwater Ultra Marathon to the fastest combined times in all the marathon majors. Among his records is the fastest marathon dressed as El...

May 20, 2017

Beyond the physical training, be sure to train your mind, lock in your nutrition and adhere to good recovery methods.

As the participation in marathon running continues to grow, the popularity of ultra marathons also is increasing.

Last year, I completed my first and sec...

March 16, 2017

She was the gifted, fearless wild child featured in “Born to Run.” Fourteen years later, Shelton still leads a “crazy life,” following her passion in pursuit of the next endurance challenge.

Jenn Shelton became well known for her appearance in Christopher McDougall’s


March 7, 2017

I am writing this while literally 30,000 feet in the air.

It’s been a busy week of travel — Monday and Tuesday in Washington, D.C., then back home for an 11-hour layover (seriously) before flying Wednesday to Las Vegas, where I worked — and exercised — until returning h...

December 21, 2016

I had the good fortune to combine a work trip to Hawaii with an extra couple of days in paradise, which included running the Honolulu Marathon on Sunday, Dec. 11.

In previous race recaps, I have focused on the race itself — how I performed, what others considering the r...

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Evolving from injured runner to BQer

Marathon Training Academy podcast hosts Trevor and Angie Spencer discuss how Angie's training has helped me improve my marathon PR by 28 minutes, earn a BQ and conquer ultras.


Trails, coaching, diet  
and a whole lot more

Ryan Clayton welcomes me to his podcast where we cover topics from road and trail running to coaching to nutrition/diet to ambassadorships.


'Keep moving the goal line so you always have goals to work toward.'

Breaking the Barrier podcast host Andrew Lorenzo and I talked about goal setting and achieving.


'I am able to recover better from through an almost entirely plant-based diet.'

PlantTrainers hosts Adam and Shoshana Chaim discuss my evolving diet, endurance running and offer tips on how to become 100 percent plant-based.

My First Ultra host Scott Jones and I discuss my debut and lessons learned at the Buckeye 50K in Ohio.

'My fifth-grade teacher called me  molasses.'


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