El Paso Franklin 50K

“An Epic 50K Sky Race in El Paso, TX – Franklin Mountains” By: Jameson Rienick On November 10, 2018 I completed my 4th Ultra Marathon with four amazing friends Noah Alpern, Taylor Sowards, Steve Lathrop, and Sofi Loomis. The course ran just over 33 miles, had over 8000 feet of gain, and reached as high […]

Revel Mt. Charleston Marathon Race Review

Revel Mt. Charleston Marathon Race Review By: Leslie Sanchez If you are a BQ hopeful, the Revel Mt. Charleston Marathon may be the race for you.   I had Boston Qualified at the California International Marathon in December, with a little over a 2 minute margin of my qualifying time.  Running the Boston Marathon is […]

Fitness Tip: Long Run Nutrition

Toya’s Tips! NUTRITION ON THE LONG RUN The following are guidelines on taking nutrition on your long runs.  As you will see below I prefer the method of using gels pre-mixed in water. This is prepared prior to leaving the house so all you have to do sip at specified times during the run. This […]

Fitness Tip: Foam Roll & Inchworm

Toya’s Tips! FOAM ROLLING THE SHIN AREA (To avoid getting shin splints and relieve tightness in the front of your leg) Kneel and place the roller under both shins while supporting your upper body with your hands. Roll down to your ankles and back to the knees. Be careful not to roll over the knee  joint. […]

Tempo Run Heart Rate Zones

Tempo Run Workouts: Target Heart Rate Zones Tempo Runs are excellent for developing stamina, confidence and sense of pace. What’s the physiological “secret” behind this type of training? It raises your lactate threshold velocity, the running speed above which fatigue sets in quickly. As your lactate threshold threshold velocity increases you’ll run at faster speeds without […]

Fitness Tip: Dynamic Stretching

Toya’s Tips! DYNAMIC STRETCHING DYNAMIC WARM-UP DRILLS Are you sitting at a computer all day? Are you driving to and from work and workouts? That is a lot of sitting in the day. As a result we need to get the body back to neutral posture before exercising (Opening the hips)! A dynamic warm-up is […]

How To Be A Running Goal-Digger

How To Be A Running Goal-Digger By: Kimberly Underwood So you’ve been running for a while, and loving it. But maybe you’re not seeing the improvement you’ve hoped for as you’ve been running. Maybe you’ve been stuck at the same level for a while- and you have been wanting to go to another level. Well- […]