It makes sense to plan ahead for all those factors you can control, and leave yourself with the best possible chance of having your best race experience. The days leading up to race day are always an exciting time! You have been training for weeks, or months, and the days just seem to get shorter […]
Running for Charity
“What are you running for?” Take a moment to answer that question. Active at Altitude believes that every meaningful action, interaction, and personal achievement starts with an intention. So before you start running, have a goal in mind in order for you to find strength in times of weakness. Charity is one of the reasons […]
When to come to altitude?
As more and more races are held at higher elevations, and the opportunity to train at altitude broadens with the availability of training camps, many athletes have questions about how to be most effective with their chance to train or race at altitude. Our earlier posts have covered running and racing at altitude, and preparing […]
Preparing for running or racing at altitude
There are a growing number of races that are held at higher elevations – Vacation Races series of half marathons at National Parks around the USA are all in beautiful locations. This also means that each race is a hike up from sea level – Zion @ 5600‘, Grand Canyon @ 6600‘, Grand Teton @ […]
Race preparation tips
Race day is coming! You have been training, slowly building endurance, strength and speed, investing more time than you thought you had, and now that goal race you have been dreaming about is just a few days away. Especially if this is going to be your first race, you may have no idea of what […]
Resolutions that stick!
It’s the second week of January, 2015. Did you make any resolutions this year? If you did, how is it looking so far? By now, 29% of people who made resolutions at the start of the year have already left the party…by the beginning of February, that number rises to 36%. Many of us make […]