It’s Getting Hot in Here! (Tips for Summer Running: Part 1)

If the song by Nelly is in your head right now, I’m sorry. Or maybe I’m not? I set out for a run last week in less than favorable conditions. Temps were in the upper 60’s in the morning with a humidity of 84%. Yikes! It’s still March! But Mother Nature was just giving usContinue reading “It’s Getting Hot in Here! (Tips for Summer Running: Part 1)”

Marathon Training Tips for Newbies!

For the Sports Backers Marathon Training Team, we are about to enter what I affectionately refer to as “hell month.” It’s the time in our training plan where the 18 and 20 mile runs are done, and for new marathoners, the most intimidating parts of training. I’m already there. My marathon will be October 11thContinue reading “Marathon Training Tips for Newbies!”

Are you being slimed?

I know. For those of us who grew up with Nickelodeon, this evokes an image of copious amounts of green goop falling from the sky and enveloping anyone under it! But the type of slime I’m referring to doesn’t look like anything, although it may FEEL like something. So for all of you runners andContinue reading “Are you being slimed?”