Quick Tip: 7 Suggestions to Help You Keep Running for the Rest of Your Life


One of the things I’ve been doing lately over in the Facebook group is to post a quote from a previous episode of the podcast just about every day.

More often than not, the quotes that I post are words of wisdom that I’ve totally forgotten in the months/years since the conversation took place.

I can’t remember Tom dropping this wonderful pearl of wisdom, but clearly he did.

And I have to say, my goal is very much along the same lines as his.

Regardless of what my other performance goals may be, my truest priority is to be able to keep running until they put me in the ground. Read more

Quick Tip: Remember to Follow the Rules of Vacation Running


I’m officially on “vacation.”

To be honest, I’m not sure if what we are doing counts as a proper vacation or not. (I don’t think it does…)

Beks, Adi, and yours truly are taking a trip back to the homeland to visit Mama and Papa Diz back in good old Northern Michigan.

Will it be a break from work? I guess so.

But I’d struggle to call staying with family for seven days a true vacation.

I love my family, but going back “home” for seven straight days is hardly a break. Read more

Quick Tip: Miscellaneous Travel Tips for Your Next Destination Race


Today we are going to string together a few different quick travel tips into this one quick tip episode.

Indeed.

Tom Leddy and Carol Valls are the co-writers of the book The Ultimate Travel Guide for Runners, and they are back for one final quick tip episode to fill in some of the gaps that we glossed over during out chats in the last few weeks.

If you have a destination race on your horizon, you definitely want to check out their book full of travel tips and tricks that will help you save some money and improve your traveling/racing experience. Read more

QT: Is Travel Insurance Worth the Cost or a Complete Waste of Money?


What are your thoughts on travel insurance?

Me? I’m skeptical at best.

Joining me on today’s quick tip episode are two folks that know a thing or two about traveling and are going to let me know if I’m right to pass on travel insurance or if it would be worth thinking about the next time I’m planning a racecation.

Tom Leddy and Carol Valls are the co-writers of the book The Ultimate Travel Guide for Runners.

If you have a destination race on your horizon, you definitely want to check out their book full of tips and tricks that will help you save some money and improve your traveling/racing experience. Read more

QT: Avoiding Jet Lag when Traveling Across Time Zones for a Race


In many cases, if you’re heading for a race-cation you will find yourself traveling across time zones to get to your destination.

If you’re only going one-time zone, that may not be too big of a deal. But if you’re crossing several time zones jet lag may set in and your race may be impacted negatively.

Joining me on today’s quick tip episode are two folks that know a thing or two about traveling and adjusting to a new time zone, especially when races are involved.

Tom Leddy and Carol Valls are the co-writers of the book The Ultimate Travel Guide for Runners.

If you have a destination race on your horizon, you definitely want to check out their book full of tips and tricks that will help you save some money and improve your traveling/racing experience. Read more