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4 Tips for Mentally Training for Race Day

As a marathoner with a background in Psychology, I’m very aware of how much of a race is mental. The difference between a great training run and one you can’t wait to be over is typically attitude. New runners often spend weeks agonizing over their upcoming races. There are so many unknown variables to consider […]

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Training For Your First 5K, Part 2: Staying Motivated

Hey there, and welcome back to the Training For Your First 5K series! Last week, I went over making the time to train. It can be quite a challenge to fit your training runs into your busy schedule, but once you’ve figured it out, it’s onto the next hurdle: staying motivated. Motivation vs Willpower From […]

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Motivational Quotes For Runners

Every runner, without fail, finds themselves up against the “I don’t wannas” at some time or another.  When facing an insurmountable wall of de-motivation, check out these motivational quotes that will inspire you and get your feet on the pavement. “I run because it’s so symbolic of life. You have to drive yourself to overcome the obstacles. […]

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Training For Your First 5K, Part 1: Making the Time to Train

Hey everyone! Welcome to my very first blog post on the RunBuzz site. I’m so excited to be here and to have the opportunity to present this 5-part series on training for your first 5K. Each week, I’ll cover a common challenge for beginning runners and review some strategies for staying on track throughout the […]

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Why You Should Approach Running Like A Jar Of Pennies

We all do it. We yearn for progress and often lack patience when it comes to our running ability. In fact, lack of patience is common among runners. I see it all the time and I am guilty of it myself. But in trying to find shortcuts to success, we start making mistakes that frequently lead […]

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