Are you planning to fail your marathon?

“You’re not going to win,” the wise old runner told me. “Just remember that.” I was at my very first marathon, on a dark and cloudless early morning in Hawaii before the race start, when I asked a nearby experienced runner if he might have some advice for me. “Stick to your plan,” he added. “Race as you trained and don’t …

Ready to up the ante on your workout intensity?

Today’s entry is brought to you by Alison Corcoran, owner of Goldilocks training. Recent studies have shown us runners and triathletes need to add cross-training to our routines. In fact, strength training is critical (particularly in the core) to avoid injury in the multi-sport athlete. If you’re a local to San Francisco, make sure to check out Alison’s outdoor boot …