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QT: How to Eat Well When Traveling for a Race


One of the biggest race day fears for many runners is an unexpected bout of GI distress.

Because, seriously, no one wants to be this guy.

When we are at home, it’s easy to control the food we eat because (hopefully!) we are preparing it ourselves!

When traveling for a race, you may find yourself eating more restaurant meals during race weekend than you do in the entire training cycle leading up to the race.

Joining me on today’s quick tip episode are two folks that know a thing or two about traveling to races and eating well while doing so.

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

Kari Gormley is Creating a Way of Life for the Long Run


My guest on the show today is joining me for a little Round 2 action today.

Kari Gormley first appeared on my show almost 3 and a half years ago.

Kari Gormley

In that time many changes have occurred in her running life and podcast.

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Melissa Kahn Created a Community that Continues to Push Boundaries


Today I am going a few easy miles with a woman that I had on the show a few years back.

Melissa Kahn Post-Buffalo 13.1

Melissa Kahn is the creator of the Run Heifer Run community.

Since her first time on the show, Melissa has continued to do amazing things with her training and community at large.

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QT: How to Save Money When Traveling to a Destination Race


A lot of runners have ambitions of traveling to cool places in order to run races.

It could be across the country and it could be halfway around the world, but in any event, most of us would love to chance to run a destination race at some point in the future.

One of the big hangups in doing so, however, is the cost of travel.

Airfare and hotels add up quickly, and for some of us that means that traveling to a destination race may not be in the cards.

Joining me on today’s quick tip episodes are two folks that know a thing or two about traveling to races, and doing so in ways that don’t break the bank.

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 in order to save some money and improve your traveling/racing experience. Read more

Listener Q&A: May 2018


Don’t look now, but we are nearing the halfway point of 2018!

I know.

It’s crazy to think that we are now wrapping up the fifth month of the year, but facts are facts.

If you’re crushing your running in 2018, congrats! Keep on keeping on!

But if you’ve struggled to gain traction so for this year, try not to freak out about it.

There is still time to get back on track and have a solid year, but you can’t afford to wait much longer.

Get cracking today so that when we are closing the book on 2018, you’ll be able to say that you took a step forward this year. Read more