Posts by: Erin Hayes Burt

Half Marathon to Full Marathon: Junk Miles

I didn’t have great cross-country coaches either in high school or college. For both, it seemed cross country was an afterthought, so we...

Half Marathon to Full Marathon: Advice Round-up

I’ve found disclosing my race training status to friends and acquaintances is a lot like telling people you’re going to do natural...

Half Marathon to Full Marathon: Speed Workouts

Speed workouts are a lot of fun, but they can seem daunting if you don’t have them already laid out in your running plan or haven’t...

Long runs

Half Marathon to Full Marathon: Long Runs

I feel like the different types of workouts are kind of like my kids: I can’t pick a favorite because there is something to like about...

Half Marathon to Full Marathon: Types of Workouts

During the past year or so of half-marathon training, I began to actually pay attention to the types of workouts Nike+ was throwing at me....

Give Mom Some Me-Time for Mother’s Day

Gifts are great. Flowers, too. But what every mom of young children really wants for mother’s day is to just not have to do stuff for...

What to Get Mom for Mother’s Day

It’s that lovely time of year again! Spring, graduation season, and Mother’s Day! Unfortunately, none of the things mom really...

Five Adorable Mother’s Day Crafts You Can Make with Your Kids

If you have kids, Mother’s Day gift-giving should be the easiest thing ever! There’s nothing cuter than a gift made by your kids, no...

Half Marathon to Full Marathon: Picking a training program

Half Marathon to Full Marathon: Picking a Training Program

Picking a training program may be the hardest part about running a long-distance race like a half marathon or full marathon. That’s...

Running Shoes

Half Marathon to Full Marathon: Running Shoes

If you’ve run a half marathon before, likely you already know what a difference the right running shoes can make. But if you are coming...