New Runners Should Hire a Coach

Should new runners hire a running coach?

To put it simply, yes.

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“Doh! I should have worked with a coach!”

While it’s true to a point that running is nothing but putting one foot in front of the other a little faster than you do when you’re walking, there are a lot of things that can (and often do) go wrong for runners–both newbies and seasoned veterans alike. If new runners hire a coach, even for just a short period of time, they can avoid some of the missteps that may lead to burn out, dissatisfaction, or even worse–injury. Read more

Diz Runs With… Golden Harper


On today’s show, I’m running with Golden Harper, who is the founder of Altra Running.

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Golden Harper

Since trying on my first pair of Altra Zero Drop shoes, I’ve been in love with these shoes. Read more

Diz Runs With… Q&A and More!

Today, I’m running solo again!

One of the things I love doing, whether it’s on the podcast, on twitter, or wherever is helping answer questions for those that have them. Doing Q&A episodes are one of my favorite ways to take questions, because there are always more than one people with the same questions, so it’s nice to be able to help multiple people at the same time.

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A Wine and Dine Chat

The Wine and Dine Half Marathon is coming up quick, and I for one, am super excited that the race will be here in just a few more weeks!

This race is easily my favorite runDisney event that I’ve run, and I look forward to the race every year. I’ve run the race every year that it has been in existence, and I’m looking forward to making it a perfect 5 for 5 this year.

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Looking Forward to Another Wine and Dine Half!

What Makes the Wine and Dine Half Marathon Special

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Diz Runs With… John Noblin


On todays show, I’m joining John Noblin, the race director for the Mississippi Blues Marathon, for a few easy miles to talk about running in and around Jackson, Mississippi.

Mississippi Blues Marathon

We talk a lot about the Mississippi Blues Marathon, obviously, but we also touched on many of John’s experiences as a runner and how the race came into existence. Here are a few of the highlights: Read more