Bill Culver

Bill Culver Got Bit by the Running Bug in a Serious Way


When he signed up for his first 5k, Bill Culver had no idea what he was getting himself into.

Bill Culver

Bill Culver

A little over a year later, he has run a lot of races, a lot of miles, and learned a lot of lessons about himself and about running in the process. While some of those lessons have been a little bit painful, both literally and figuratively, he is looking forward to using the knowledge and experiences of 2014 to help him continue to grow and improve as a runner in 2015.

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Outdoor Winter Running

10 Outdoor Winter Running Tips

Growing up in Northern Michigan, I’ve logged many miles running outdoors in the winter time. To the many dedicated northern runners, these tips for outdoor winter running are pretty common sense. But for people that are new to running, and are a little skittish about taking to the streets before the snow melts, hopefully these tips will help you get off of the treadmill and outside for your next run!

Outdoor Winter Running

10 Outdoor Winter Running Reminders

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Winter Running, Winter Wonderland

An Often Overlooked Challenge of Winter Running

Winter running brings with it a whole number of challenges that runners don’t have to deal with any other time of the year. Between cold temperatures, wind chill factors, snow drifts, and black ice, out door winter running provides plenty of drama.

Winter Running, Winter Wonderland

But do you regularly commit the cardinal sin of winter running? Do you even know what that sin is? Read more

Tim Nichols

When Life Gets Crazy, Veteran Tim Nichols Turns to Running


Running was never something that Tim Nichols did a lot of, until he joined the United States Air Force and didn’t have a choice! Now that he is no longer active duty, he finds himself running fairly often but on his terms and at his pace.

Tim Nichols

Tim Nichols

While running isn’t Tim’s focus in his day to day life, he has learned over time how important it is to have a release when life gets stressful and he has found that running can be a great way for him to relieve that stress.

We covered lots of ground on our run today, and here are some of the highlights:

  • What basic training is really like, and how much running is actually required.
  • Running was a chance for some alone time on the base in Afghanistan.
  • Now, running allows him to get away from work, clear his head, and increase productivity.
  • Adjusting to life now that he isn’t living within the rigid structure of military life.
  • Diving into new his new passions of podcasting and craft beer.

Best place to find Tim online to connect with him, find info about both of his podcasts (The 52 Week Start Up and Brewing Business) is on his website. http://brewingbusinesspc.com

You can also connect with Tim on Twitter @timnicholsontap


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Steady Progress

Steady Progress Leads to the Results You Want

Three weeks into 2015, how are you doing with your goals/resolutions for the year?

If you’re like me, you’re working on some big things this year, and three weeks is barely enough time to put  a dent into any of them. The fact that so little progress has been made to date could be seen as frustrating if I wasn’t fully committed to the task at hand.

Make Steady Progress

No wonder so many resolutions struggle to make it past the three week mark. Read more