Stretching For Runners

Posted by Inside Trail Racing in Blog, Commentary, Uncategorized on Dec 15, 2016

You arrive at a race and find yourself engulfed by runners bouncing like boxers, lunging around the parking lot, trotting down the road to bring blood to the muscles, and then you spot them. They are deliberate and methodical in their approach. They appear confident and convinced of their routine. You may even feel as […]

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Doing Me When I Can’t Be Me

Posted by Inside Trail Racing in Blog on Dec 9, 2016

By Craig Schmidt   I am finally back to running consistently for the first time since April and have not raced since March 12th, Marin Ultra Challenge 25k La Sportiva Mountain Cup. Why such a long lay off you ask, I will get into that but first lets recap my last races highlights! Nothing beats […]

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The Inconvenient Interest: 5 Tips For Super Busy Runners

Posted by Inside Trail Racing in Blog, Commentary, Uncategorized on Dec 8, 2016

I was in my early twenties when I had my first child. While my friends were graduating from college and hosting quaint costume-themed parties, I was learning how to coordinate making dinner while breastfeeding and keep a household running on about 3 hours of nightly sleep. Though I’ve never regretted becoming a mother nor has […]

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When Eating Becomes Unsavory

Posted by Inside Trail Racing in Blog, Commentary, Uncategorized on Dec 2, 2016

As the year comes to a close and the holidays are thrust upon us with glittering urgency, like many Americans during this time, I feel anxious, exhausted, and even a little unrestrained. The pressure of tradition and social obligations, along with the general hum of unrelenting responsibility make what is supposed to be a joyous […]

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Making an (Almost) Champion

Posted by Inside Trail Racing in Blog, Commentary on Mar 17, 2016

Children are often asked what they want to be when they grow up. Similarly, they are told with emphatic confidence that they can be anything they imagine, and they can be the best. While it is important to encourage every youngster to dream and pursue goals, it is also false that every one of us […]

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