Category Archives: Running

Podcast: Karl Meltzer Completes The Appalachian Trail In Record Time!

Around 2,200 miles. That’s roughly the length of the Appalachian Trail. It runs from Georgia all the way up to Maine and offers stunning views of the Eastern Mountains. Many people set off to hike the trail, but only 20% actually complete it! Which on average, takes 5-7 MONTHS. Except if you’re Karl “Speedgoat” Meltzer… […]

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The Time I Ran A Half Marathon With The Flu

Well… to be fair… I thought I had a cold. Sunday was race day. I had trained hard and after a year of subpar racing, I was confident I was going to finally get my PR. Well… long story short… I didn’t get my PR. Because sometimes life throws you curve balls that you can’t […]

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Science Finds Sled Training Drastically Improves Sprinting Speeds

When Dan and I signed up for our last 50K trail race, we were at a loss with our training. We had cancelled our “traditional” gym memberships a few months prior (silly to have when you OWN a gym), and were nervous how we would challenge our legs for 23,000+ elevation change without the help […]

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The Perfect 50K Training Trail Run (Almost)

I know you’re shocked to hear that we spent the weekend running in the mountains. With our 50K less than 1 month away, training has gotten serious. Dan and I headed up on Friday morning to meet a few other trail runners to conquer some of the actual course. Over Saturday and Sunday, I got […]

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10 Rules You Need To Follow If You’re Dating or Married To A Runner

2004(ish)… That was the year my feet hit the ground running. And except for a few setbacks over the years, they haven’t stopped. Of course the time I dedicate to pounding the pavement has fluctuated depending on goals and life. But no matter how busy life got or where my goals were… fitting in a run […]

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