Post Season Reset

You may, or may not have noticed.  Runcanvas has taken a much needed two week break.  Sometimes we need a moment to step back, relax and reset.  Runcanvas will be back, in full force next week. Until then, check out this awesome guest post by Zolts Running.  Photo by the Boston Globe (link to https://www.bostonglobe.com/news/bigpicture/2016/04/18/boston-marathon/kDrUzb4urXePSrurAuuMYP/story.html)Continue reading “Post Season Reset”

Ditch the Treadmill and Run in the Rain

If you live in the Midwest, you may have forgotten what the sun looks like over the weekend, as we have had tons of rain.  This has many runners heading indoors for the treadmills or skipping their workouts all together.  For me, if there isn’t lightening, I plan to head outside.  Running outside in theContinue reading “Ditch the Treadmill and Run in the Rain”

Wednesday Weekly Discussion-Sharing Your Runs/Workouts on Social Media

So, while on Facebook, this particular blog post caught my eye. People Who Post About Fitness On Facebook Are Likely Narcissists.  The article covers a study conducted by researchers at Brunel University in London. My immediate annoyance was the misleading title, which sort of gives the interpretation that a majority of people who post about fitness are someContinue reading “Wednesday Weekly Discussion-Sharing Your Runs/Workouts on Social Media”

2017 Weekly Recap- April 24th, Still Recovering and Looking Ahead

    I am now two weeks post Boston Marathon and not a lot of training to write about.  Small stuff here and there, I am mostly spending my time doing non-running activities.  Sleeping in has been awesome, catching up on grading at work and we are heading into the end of the track season forContinue reading “2017 Weekly Recap- April 24th, Still Recovering and Looking Ahead”

Boston Marathon Featured Runners- Follow Up

Leading up to the Boston Marathon I featured a handful of runners each day.  We learned about their journeys, goals and got some great advice.  I took a little time to follow up on the results of each runner, and included the original link.  With tough weather conditions, I am happy to report all ofContinue reading “Boston Marathon Featured Runners- Follow Up”

Runners Needing Assistance to Finish a Race- Wednesday’s Weekly Discussion- UPDATED!

I want to try something new on Wednesdays.  There are a lot of things constantly happening in the running world.  I want to try and open up a thoughtful discussion on a variety of topics.  Some will be general and some will be based on current events in the running world.  Please join the conversationContinue reading “Runners Needing Assistance to Finish a Race- Wednesday’s Weekly Discussion- UPDATED!”

Weekly Recap- April 17th, Recovering from Boston Marathon

I did it! I ran the Boston Marathon. I didn’t exactly hit my time goal, but I feel very proud of the effort I put in on race day.  I am close, I will reach my goal.  After Monday, I didn’t get much running in.  Spent the week focusing on recovery.  Check out my weeklyContinue reading “Weekly Recap- April 17th, Recovering from Boston Marathon”