As we train for races runners tend to decrease distance and lesson workouts a week or a few weeks before race day.  This is part of the taper down process.  Try to figure out the best taper down process for your needs and one that goes with your training.  Here are some ways to taper before a…

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One of the workouts I used to dread was hill repeats or hill sprints.  Any run that required running up and down hills would send chills down my spine.  I learned that the more I ran hills the more I reduced my fear of hills.  It also helps when running races where the course has a lot of…

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