The marathon is in its sixteenth year and starts in the Historic Mining District located on the east side of Leadville—an area known for its mining heritage, beautiful scenery and exciting trails. Continue Reading →
Author Archive | Angie Spencer
Here’s a training lesson pulled directly from the Academy member’s only area. I know you’ll love it!
Before you can physically run 26.2 miles or accomplish any other running goal you have to believe that you can do it. Continue Reading →
Originally from England, Tina moved to the States in 2007 to pursue her running career. She capped off her collegiate career by finishing 3rd in the 10k at the 2012 Great Britain Olympic Trials.
She spent two years working as an Assistant Coach for La Salle University in Philadelphia while completing her MBA
At the time of this episode Tina lives in central Kentucky and is engaged to be married. Continue Reading →
You may have heard my recap of the Lincoln Marathon, this episode will give you a frontseat look at how hot weather affected my race.
There have been a few notable races that were hot this year including the LA Marathon in March. Since it takes approximately 2 weeks of training in warmer conditions for your body to acclimate you may not have that much time to adjust pre-race.
Here’s what you can do: Continue Reading →
This race started in 1978 in Lincoln Nebraska and is organized by the Lincoln Track Club. This race has gained in popularity over the years to the current number of 12,500 starters.
It also holds a distinction that few marathons do in that it sells out quickly. In fact, registration opened Jan. 3rd and sold out within the space of a few hours. Continue Reading →
As most people know, entrants must qualify using a set of gender and age specific standards, run for charity or be really important and get a bib. Over 170 million dollars has been raised for charity in the last 30 years!
It’s interesting to note that in the beginning the distance wasn’t 26.2 miles/42.2k. Instead it started in Ashland and was around 24 miles (the distance wasn’t standardized to what we currently know until the London Olympics in 1908). The inaugural field in 1897 was 15 men and 10 finished that first Boston Marathon. Things have certainly changed because the race was capped at 30,000 this year with an elite field followed by four waves of runners.
He’s run a 2:16 marathon. He’s the author of many books and owner of the oldest specialty running store in America.
Many know him as the creator of the Galloway Run-Walk-Run program which has helped hundreds of thousands of people realize their dream of finishing a marathon.
In this interview we have Jeff take us through how and why his method works for runners of all abilities. Continue Reading →
With the Boston Marathon approaching we thought it would be appropriate to bring you an episode about how to run a BQ time. Here’s what Chris had to say. Continue Reading →
This is a very important question and I’ve thought about dedicating a whole podcast episode to this topic.
Well, lo and behold I was recently invited to speak about this on the Run Run Live podcast. A big thanks to Chris Russell for having me on the show! You can hear me on episode 4-308.
Chris sent over 10 really great questions about pregnancy and running that he wanted me to tackle during the interview.
Here are the answers I gave based on my own experience of running through two pregnancies and the science I’ve read on this topic. Continue Reading →