Magic in Misery, A Runner’s High

When I started running competitively I had no interest in listening to music with headphones. I always wanted to be focused on the run, listening carefully to my breathing and feet and also to just listen to mother nature. I loved hearing the sound of birds chirping in the morning or the leaves crunching under my feet on an... Continue Reading →

Edamame Summer Salad

This fresh tasting salad is a perfect solution to cooling down those unbearably hot summer days for runners. It's packed with tons of flavor and tastes absolutely delicious. Not only is this salad a healthy option, it's easy to make and contains only 11 ingredients. You can pair this with any of your favorite main... Continue Reading →

The Joy of Running in Community

Today is Global Running Day! Over 178 countries and 1 million people (and counting) have pledged to take part in this worldwide event. This single day will bring people from around the world together to join the growing running community. You don't have to be a professional runner to join in nor do you need special workout equipment. You... Continue Reading →

#goals

I probably should start by saying that I'm hesitant to bring up the topic of running with "non runners" due to the fact that I sometimes get elusive responses, or better yet excuses. Somehow during our conversation the fact that I run "X" amount of miles a day in "Y" amount of time generates the same reaction... "Oh, I could... Continue Reading →

BKT (Bacon. Kale. Tomato) Bowl

I used to love eating BLT sandwiches (bacon, lettuce, and tomato), but since I changed my diet I've been trying to replicate this sandwich. This recipe made me re-think the whole BLT sandwich and instead make it into salad form (mind = blown!). I have to say that this is my favorite salad. It's very... Continue Reading →

Thai Baked Sweet Potatoes

This is one of our go-to meals! The sweetness of the potatoes mixed with a Thai twist make this dish absolutely delicious! Packed with plenty of protein and fiber this will surely be a runners favorite. Enjoy! *Also found in the Minimalist Baker's Everyday Cooking cookbook by Dana Shultz* Prep Time: 5 mins / Cook... Continue Reading →

The Flying Pig Half Marathon

Race Details Location: Cincinnati, Ohio Start Time: 6:30 AM Temp: 38° The RUNdown The Flying pig half marathon was one of my favorite half marathons! I really wanted to see what all the hype was about with this race and boy did I. There were tons of surprising elements to this race and I'm not... Continue Reading →

A Band of Runners

Welcome to my blog "Band of Runners"! Let me start by introducing myself. I'm Corey and I've been a long distance runner for well over 15 years. I've run in over 100 5ks, numerous 10 mile races (including the Philadelphia Broad Street Run, one of the biggest 10 milers in the US), 3 half marathons (more on... Continue Reading →

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