Breaking Records – How Running Inspires Life

Friday nights are not what they were in my twenties. I would think nothing of heading out for the night at the same time I’m brushing my teeth these days, or staying out until the wee hours back then. Now, with two littles tucked into bed upstairs, Friday night for me looks like a glass […]

New Trails, New Adventures

Thank you for bearing with radio silence here on Fine Fit Day while I packed and moved! Moving is always one of those life experiences you know is going to suck, but your mind kind of wipes itself clear after each move so that you don’t really remember just how MUCH it sucks until you’re […]

Run It – A Workout for Runner’s Knee (plus 5 more workouts for running injuries!)

Runners disagree on a lot of things. The best foot strike, what GPS watch to buy, which fuel for the long run. But one thing we can all unequivocally agree upon is running injuries SUCK. Even if they’re at the early stage of minor annoyance, we know we have to deal with them or it’s going to […]

Inspirational Running Moments That Had Me in Tears

The Boston Marathon is one of the most inspiring running events of the year.This year I couldn’t watch the race live and I was really bummed to have missed it. As soon as I was free, I started watching all the highlights videos and reading all the media commentary. It’s not the runners’ speed that I’m […]

10 Famous Running Scenes in Movies

The other night I was watching an episode of Shameless and was surprised by a scene in which the character Fiona, aka unlikeliest-runner-ever, reveals she was a track star in high school and makes her way back to a track one morning to see how she does in the 1600m. I’m sure I wasn’t the only runner […]

8 Inspirational Running Quotes

Maybe I’m alone in this, but I’m the type of person who loves to read inspirational running quotes, or really anything about running in general, after I’ve gone for a run. When I get back from a good run and have that tired, achy feeling in my body, but my soul feels amazing, it’s refreshing […]

Run It – The Best (and Worst!) Running Advice

Ever thought to yourself after a race, “Well, let’s just call that one a learning experience…”? In this month’s Run It series, my fellow running bloggers and I share all the best and worst running and racing advice we’ve received – what worked, what didn’t, and why. When it comes to advice, what works perfectly […]

Run It – How to Stay Sane on the Treadmill

Welcome to another installment of your new favorite series for runners, Run It! Full of tips and advice from coaches and runners including Laura, Sarah, Nellie, Angela, Allie and me, every month you get not one but 6 great workouts or articles on a topic.  (Last year we brought you 12 months of fantastic workouts […]

7 Dream Destination Races Around the World

The joy was in the act of running and in the journey, not in the destination. – John Bingham Running, like travel, is often more about the process, the journey, than crossing the finish line, or getting to the place to which you’re traveling. I’ve been fortunate to run many races and travel to many […]

Run It – Winter Running Tips

Welcome to Run It! I’m so excited to introduce this new series to you guys – our workouts for runner’s series was so popular last year that we decided this year to expand the series to also include running tips and advice for you. This month’s topic (fittingly) is winter running – with 6 great […]