#RunCleanAndGreen: Join me for the FIRST P3R Heineken 0.0 Earth Day 5K!

#RunCleanAndGreen: Join me for the FIRST P3R Heineken 0.0 Earth Day 5K!

According to a recent article published by Runners World, The New York City Marathon blows through 2.3 million cups during race day. Read that again: 2.3 MILLION cups -- on race day alone! Don't worry -- race organizers don't plan to eliminate water on courses or anything crazy like that. Now more than ever, though, [...]

February Training Update: 2020 DICK’S Sporting Goods Pittsburgh Marathon Weekend

February Training Update: 2020 DICK’S Sporting Goods Pittsburgh Marathon Weekend

When early registration for the 2020 DICK'S Sporting Goods Pittsburgh Marathon opened, I immediately registered for the full. I ran it last year, and I was determined to do it again AND beat my time. And then the whole house came down with hand, foot, and mouth disease. The kids got better, but mine lovingly [...]

#WHYIRUN | The DICK’S Sporting Goods Pittsburgh Marathon Weekend

#WHYIRUN | The DICK’S Sporting Goods Pittsburgh Marathon Weekend

I feel like I just "became a runner" yesterday, and here I am running my fourth DICK'S Sporting Goods Pittsburgh Marathon weekend of events (2016, 2017, 2019, 2020 -- had a surprise baby in March 2018, so I skipped that year). Sometimes, other ask, "Why don't you try a different race?" I've tried different races, [...]

#AskCoachCourtney: When should I buy a new pair of running shoes, and how do I know when they’re broken in enough to race?

#AskCoachCourtney: When should I buy a new pair of running shoes, and how do I know when they’re broken in enough to race?

Welcome to this edition of #askcoachcourtney: Your running questions answered by an RRCA certified coach and other experts/research! Ah, the mystery of running shoes: When should you buy a new pair? How do you know which ones to buy? How can you tell if they're broken in enough? How can you tell if they're broken [...]