Erica House, Author at RunBuzz -Experienced Online Running Coaches For All Skill Levels

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what are ultramarathons?

Ultramarathons: The Basics

  What are Ultramarahons? Ultramarathons are any races that go past the typical marathon distance of 26.2 miles (42.2K). For distance runners, the ultramarathon is a dream race. With most courses taking place on trails in some of the most scenic parts of the world, ultramarathons combine a sense of adventure with an extremely physically […]

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running apps

Best Apps for Runners

  Couch to 5k This program got me into running and will always hold a special place in my heart. I started the program in May, 2012 and have since run 3 marathons! It’s easy enough that anyone who can walk CAN run a 5K in just a few months time! Simply invest  20-30 minutes, […]

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Can You Train for a Marathon without a Long Run?

  This past weekend I got married and ran a marathon with my husband as our honeymoon. It was my third and his first and, after the worst training cycle of my running career, my only goal was to finish. I originally started off training with the Hansons Method , in July. But then life got […]

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Treadmill Running

Tips for Running on the Treadmill

  To be completely honest, I used to hate running on the treadmill. I devotedly referred to it as “the dreadmill”.    In the past, I would have chosen to run outside in 40 degree weather with brutal rain and vicious winds than run on the treadmill. That is, until I realized I was making every […]

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Running as a Couple

Earlier this year, I started dating my soon-to-be husband.   I had completed my first two marathons in the last year, so I thought of myself as a pretty “serious” runner (as in I was completely obsessed with it). My significant other had also run regularly for the past few years and, when we began […]

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