Erica House, Author at RunBuzz Running | Run Coaching & Strength Training For Runners

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what are ultramarathons?

Ultramarathons: The Basics

  What are Ultramarahons? Ultramarathons are any races that go past the typical marathon distance of 26.2 miles (42.2K). For distance runners, the ultramarathon is a dream race. With most courses taking place on trails in some of the most scenic parts of the world, ultramarathons combine a sense of adventure with an extremely physically […]

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gift ideas for runners

Best Gifts for Runners

  As a “serious” runner for 3 years now, I can tell that you almost all my gift wishlists are dominated by one thing: running. This Holiday season is no exception.   I’m hoping Santa will bring me some much needed new running shoes, a few races registrations, and maybe leave some gu in my […]

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running apps

Best Apps for Runners

  Couch to 5k This program got me into running and will always hold a special place in my heart. I started the program in May, 2012 and have since run 3 marathons! It’s easy enough that anyone who can walk CAN run a 5K in just a few months time! Simply invest  20-30 minutes, […]

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training for marathon with or without long run

Can You Train for a Marathon without a Long Run?

  This past weekend I got married and ran a marathon with my husband as our honeymoon. It was my third and his first and, after the worst training cycle of my running career, my only goal was to finish. I originally started off training with the Hansons Method , in July. But then life got […]

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Treadmill Running

Tips for Running on the Treadmill

  To be completely honest, I used to hate running on the treadmill. I devotedly referred to it as “the dreadmill”.    In the past, I would have chosen to run outside in 40 degree weather with brutal rain and vicious winds than run on the treadmill. That is, until I realized I was making every […]

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