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book review: my first 100 marathons

My First 100 Marathons: 2, 620 Miles with an Obsessive Runner By: Jeff Horowitz As someone who has an extensive library of running books, I was happy to add My First 100 Marathons to my collection. Horowitz takes the reader on his journey from newbie runner to experienced marathoner. Each recounting of his races tells […]

24 hours in a van

One of my favorite annual run events has become the Hood to Coast Relay, a 197 mile race from Mount Hood to Seaside, Oregon. Each team consists of 12 participants, with each person running three legs of approximately 4-7 miles. The legs consist of a variety of difficulty levels from extreme up hills and down […]

the fall decision

Above: Elyse and┬áRick Amernick (fellow run coach) outside of the lululemon Logan Circle store. I recently had a conversation with my friend and fellow run coach Rick Amernick, president of the Capital Striders Run Group, about the difficulty of choosing a fall marathon. He was trying to choose between the Marine Corp Marathon in Washington, […]

find your passion

Above: Elyse and her run club! Life can be most enjoyed when you live your life with passion. As former United States Secretary of State, Condoleezza Rice said, “The most important thing you can do in life is to find a passion. When you find your passion, you’ll realize that you didn’t find it – […]

behind the scenes at a run event

Above: Nine lululemon eductors from the Annapolis and Logan Circle stores wearing matching Bon Bon Pink Cool Racerbacks. A good friend of mine once told me that for every three races you run, you should volunteer at one race. Without volunteers, many of these events would not be possible. Volunteers play a huge role – […]