Strawberry Chocolate Pancakes Made with Greek Yogurt

Chocolate Strawberry Greek Yogurt Pancakes

Are you ready for a delicious breakfast recipe that tastes great and packs 30 grams of muscle-building protein? Pancakes are a favorite among runners because they’re a good source of carbohydrates, and let’s face it, a stack of pancakes and syrup is a guilty pleasure after a weekend long run. There’s no need to feel guilty about these healthy Strawberry Chocolate … More

Run Fast. Eat Slow. What does Shalane Flanagan eat?

Run Fast. Eat Slow.

Run Fast. Eat Slow. As a runner, a father of two, I totally support this philosophy. Healthy meals fuel our runs. But, just as important, mealtime should be a time for conversation, relaxation and good food. A breakfast conversation about the day ahead, a lunch with colleagues, and a dinner with family members full of lively discussion and laughter. Run Fast. … More

Not Great. But, Not Bad. Caught in No-Man’s Land

Not Great. But, Not Bad. Caught in No-Man's Land. Running, Racing

Last night, I raced the hilly FoxPoint Sunset 5-Miler along the tree-lined roads of historic Newington, NH.  It’s one of my favorite races of the year. The course keeps everyone honest and the volunteers are genuinely enthusiastic about putting on a great event for the running community.  The post-race barbecue alone is worth the price of registration. After warming up for a mile or two with my … More

Marathon Training: Long Runs and Daydreams

fall half marathon, training run

It’s late August. That means children are headed back to school and runners are ramping up their mileage in preparation for the fall half marathon and marathon season. Many of my running friends are dealing with the fact that the race they so signed up for back in the early days of summer, (when anything was possible and they ‘needed … More