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9 Essential Fall Running Gear Items

9 Essential Fall Running Gear Items

I’ve been training for my first marathon through out the summer and the heat has been brutal! I’m so excited for fall! Here are a few of my essential items:   Fall Running Gear Night light: It’s important to purchase a running light so that others can see you if you’e ...

Join Us at the Wicked Wine Run September 20, 2014

Join Us at the Wicked Wine Run September 20, 2014

Join us for an evening run, jog or walk through one of our favorite vineyards! Whether you’re a wine lover, avid runner or just plain love a good night out, this is the race for you.   Start your race like any other, but that’s where the ordinary stops. You’ll celebrate your ...

5 Ways for Athletes to Relax

5 Ways for Athletes to Relax

When training for an endurance race such as a triathlon or marathon, I enjoy my rest days; which are vital to training success. Your body’s ability to recover is just as important as logging those miles.   According to Women’s Running, rest and sleeping are critical for performance, as ...

National Running Day is June 4th! Here’s How You Can Celebrate!

National Running Day is June 4th! Here’s How You Can Celebrate!

National Running day is just around the corner! Are you planning to get your run/walk on June 4? You should.  Grab a friend and get moving! Here are 10 ways to celebrate national running day from Runningday.org Declare your passion – People run for millions of reasons, and we want to know ...

Marathon & Runner Essentials for Proper Foot Care

Marathon & Runner Essentials for Proper Foot Care

With warmer temperatures on the way, more folks are gearing up to take their fitness outdoors and compete in running events. As RRCA coaches, we want to stress the importance of proper foot care when training. Outside of purchasing the proper running shoes and socks,  runners should have other ...

Monisha’s Minute: Running With Allergies

Monisha’s Minute: Running With Allergies

There’s something very different about Spring 2014. Why? Because for the first time since high school I am suffering from allergies! Big Time! As a runner this is a serious problem. Going outside is a must. Thankfully, I have picked up some tips along the way that have helped me combat spring ...

A Boston Marathon Surviver’s Experience and Tips for Runners

A Boston Marathon Surviver’s Experience and Tips for Runners

Last year, I shared my personal thoughts on the Boston Marathon bombing. In the article, I noted I knew several people I knew were at the marathon, one in particular was Tony Reed, Co-Founder and Executive Director of NBMA (National Black Marathoner’s Association ) along with his wife and ...

Endurance Training Tips and Puma Fitness Gear Review

Endurance Training Tips and Puma Fitness Gear Review

The following post is sponsored by FitFluential LLC on behalf of PUMA. If you are following me on instagram, you’ve seen that I am training hard for a triathlon. Training takes up a lot of time but I am finally back in the triathlon groove and I’m loving it. Several of you are training ...