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My First Marathon: Dallas Marathon

My First Marathon: Dallas Marathon

  After training for over 5 months, on December 14th,  I completed my first marathon in Dallas, Texas at the Metro PCS Dallas Marathon.  Here is a recap of the day before and day of my race.  Want to train for a marathon? Check out some of my marathon training tips to help get you ...

Marathon Training Tips From Head to Toe

Marathon Training Tips From Head to Toe

In less than 10 days, I will be completing my first marathon on December 14th in Dallas, Texas. Marathon training has been very tough yet educational but I’ve managed to train in style. If you’re thinking about training for your first marathon, I have three training tips to help you from ...

How to Fix Dry Natural Hair While Working Out #AskSportyAfros

How to Fix Dry Natural Hair While Working Out #AskSportyAfros

We’re starting a new You Tube series called #AskSportyAfros. Use the hash tag in social media outlets to ask us anything about hair, fitness, nutrition or life in general. The responses have already been pouring in. We can’t wait to hear more from you guys.   For our first episode ...

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 ...