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Why You Don’t Have to be the Best or the Fastest to be Inspiring- Julie Benson

Three years ago on April 15th, two pressure cooker bombs were exploded by terrorists during the Boston Marathon. Today I got the chance to have a really amazing, intimate and eye opening interview with one of the survivors. She... 

9 New Ways to Stay Motivated as an Older Runner

The day comes for all of us, no matter how competitive or talented, when our times start to slow down. For some, it’s a day of dread. Years of hard work and PRs over and out? What now? I always assumed I’d fall into that category.... 

Do I Need a Running Coach? Why Every Runner will Benefit- Jamie Dodge

Welcome to this episode of Run to the Top, where we’re joined by one of our own coaches to talk all about RunnersConnect, how she got involved with it and her life story in running. Ladies, and gentlemen, meet coach and friend,... 

How to Progress Your Training for Long Term Success- Mark Kennedy

Nowadays when people decide to start running (especially around the holidays) they usually do it to lose weight, begin a healthier lifestyle or even as hobby, perhaps. But it’s crucial to never forget why you’re running: because... 

Is the Way You Breathe Holding You Back? with Patrick McKeown

Today we’re going back to the physical side of running in life; we’re talking about breathing. Did you know that many of us are breathing wrong? Yeah, that’s actually a thing. And if you’re a runner and you think you already... 

What are the Benefits of Kettlebells for Runners?

Though its roots go back several centuries, kettlebell training burst onto the fitness scene about ten years ago. It may have started as a trend, but it looks like kettlebell training is here to stay. So, the question is – can... 

Do You Fall Victim to the Comparison Trap? How to Avoid it with Sarah Joyce

Today’s podcast is focused on why it is a good idea to avoid the comparison trap and why it’s better to focus on our own milestones and improvement. We are also going to learn about some of the interesting differences between... 

Hooked on the Runners Connect Podcast? You Will Love This

Happy 2016! On today’s podcast we will take a look at the things our listeners would like from the Run To The Top Podcast in 2016.  We’ll be going through what we’re up to, what you can look forward to in the coming year,... 

5 Tips to Get Back on Track With Your Nutrition

Somehow we are already back to January of another year. Time just seems to speed up, especially over the month of December. We are now at the end of the holiday season. The time where there are seemingly endless parties and too... 

Struggling to Lose Weight as a Runner? Here is the Secret with Runs For Cookies

Thanks for tuning into this episode of Runners Connect. Today we’re talking about the weight loss aspect of running. We’re talking with Katie Foster who’s lost 125 pounds from running and has become an inspiration to runners... 

Is a High-Fat Diet Healthy for Runners?

Trends come and go in the running world. Often, it’s hard to tell what will stay and what will fall by the wayside. Not many people are wearing Vibram FiveFingers anymore, but compression socks seem to have cemented themselves... 

From Quitting Running to Fastest Marathoner in America- Luke Puskedra

Life as an elite runner isn’t what you would expect; even the fastest and most dedicated runners can lose their passion. Our guest was a runner at the University of Oregon, which is an amazing opportunity and every collegiate... 

How to Succeed at Running as a Master

Masters runners are just like open runners. Except when they’re not. Before we dig into this article, let’s start by saying that everyone is an experiment of one. Your mileage may vary. Rules are made to be broken. You get... 

Why it is Important to Welcome the Bad Runs- Tom Foreman

The best runners out there still have painful, awful, days; what makes them good is that they accept that that was just a bad day. It’s not the definition of their ability or limits, and they know that tomorrow will be even... 

What Type of Cross Training is Best for Injured Runners?

You love running. At least, you love it when you can run. But you can’t right now—you’re injured. When you’re looking at a long stretch of time off from running, you have two options.  Either you start the...