Monthly Archives: January 2015

The Runner In Your Mind: Guest Post by Craig Lycke

One of my defining moments as an athlete was getting passed by a one-legged runner… Twice.

Columbia once had a half marathon called the Wilson’s Half Marathon Relay.  That race has since been taken over by the Roots N Blues people, but back in the day I ran it as my second half marathon and had […]

By |January 30th, 2015|Running|0 Comments

The Best Question: Resolutions and God

So….I got a little behind this week.  For those of you that know me or follow me on here, that is no real shocker.  Not only do I tend to take on more than I can handle, but in our business there is rarely a time when there isn’t something unexpected happening, something that sucks […]

By |January 26th, 2015|Faith|2 Comments

What New Runners Need to Know: Guest Post by Kesta Smith

New runners often ask me, “What do I need to know to get started?”  First, find a group to run with; second, be consistent; and third, wear appropriate gear. All of this will help ensure your running journey is successful.

A running group keeps you accountable and makes it more fun. The weather may not always […]

By |January 16th, 2015|Running|0 Comments

Triathletes: 4 Ways to Improve Your Swim This Winter

I get call after call after call after call from budding triathletes who just can’t seem to improve their swim times.  And, when you look at triathletes as a whole, the swim is the absolute worst part for most.  If you are not terrified the whole time, you are at least glad it is over […]

By |January 13th, 2015|Running|0 Comments

Big Hairy Audacious Goals

When I met my husband, Mark, he was training for a triathlon.  I had never been a runner or a biker, but I did know how to swim and I taught aerobics (insert mental image of 90’s aerobic instructor).  So, I thought I would give it a go as well.  In triathlon, much like running, […]

By |January 5th, 2015|Running|0 Comments