This Week in Running – The New Normal

Rumor has it that it's Monday. That's what technology tell me, anyway. Everything is kind of stringing together these days. It can be fun to joke and feel good to vent, but of course that doesn't mean that I'm not thankful that my family and I are safe and able to be home together most …

This Week in Running – When a PR isn’t JUST a PR…

What day is it? Oh, it's Sunday. That's right. I'm glad technology is tracking that sort of stuff, cause we're losing most of our reasons to care about such things. I did go to church on YouTube this morning, so we're adapting where we can to the current situation. One other way that we've had to adapt as runners is by coming to the realization that we aren't racing anymore for a while. I had big plans for Shamrock, but of course plans are changing. I decided to do the Dolphin Challenge virtually cause I DEFINITELY want to wear those awesome race shirts and I felt like I better earn them. ­čÖé

This Week in Canceled Races – Ob-La-Di, Ob-La-Da, Life Goes On…

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Telling the world your goals… Yay or Nay?

I think setting goals is a big part of being a runner. Sometimes the goal is to not have a goal, but even that's a goal! Putting your self out there and telling people about them is something that not everyone wants to do. The accountability of letting others know what you're going for can be a useful tool in training right and giving your best, but it can also add to the pressure to create stress and anxiety that you otherwise may not have had to deal with. What do you think? Keep the goals to yourself or share them with others?