Category: Running

Crazy Races JulieZuckerberg

The Craziest Races I Am NEVER Going To Run

I tackled the New York City marathon and am training for Chicago in 2018, but I get it – running isn’t for everyone. Plenty of people blanche at the idea of covering 26.2 miles in one sitting, and I know exactly where they’re coming from because there are races that sound distasteful, dangerous, and downright distressing. Like what, you ask?… Read more →

NYC Spots to Run JulieZuckerberg

Best Spots to Run in NYC

While the Weather Channel might tell you otherwise, spring has sprung people, and that means it’s time to lace up those sneakers and get back out on the town. New York City provides a swath of awesome (and often underrated) places and paths to mix up your running routine. Trail fatigue can be a real issue for frequent runners. If… Read more →

MapMyRun Should Be In Every Runner’s Toolkit

[et_pb_section admin_label=”section”][et_pb_row admin_label=”row”][et_pb_column type=”4_4″][et_pb_text admin_label=”Text” background_layout=”light” text_orientation=”left” use_border_color=”off” border_color=”#ffffff” border_style=”solid”] Every runner has a toolkit – a couple of items and tricks to keep them on track and reach their goals. I’ve been running for more than 20 years, and my own toolkit hasn’t changed much. But recently I added the MapMyRun app into the mix, and I wish I’d… Read more →

Train Through Pain JulieZuckerberg

Should I Train Through The Pain?

So you pushed yourself, and now you hurt. Some people will tell you not to “be a baby” and just “suck it up”. Others will say ‘don’t push it” and “it isn’t worth it”. Ask a dozen people in the fitness community if you should train through the pain and you’ll get a dozen different opinions. I get it. You… Read more →

info JulieZuckerberg What I Wish I Knew

What I Wish I Knew as a Beginning Runner

Like many runners who are just starting out on their fitness journey, it’s easy to just dive right in or let your competitive nature get the best of you. While I eventually figured out works best for me, often times through trial and error, there are a few things I wish I knew back I was prepping for 5Ks that… Read more →