How to Run a 6 Minute Mile

Running a 6 minute mile is recognized as a true test of a recreational runner. It is fast, but not elite fast. And, if given the will and dedication, many can achieve it. 

The mile is a beautiful distance.

Four perfect laps run at near-top speed. It is short and satisfying, and racing the mile is coming back into style just like tie-dye shirts and high-waisted pants.

How To Run A 5 Minute Mile

The mile is often considered the blue-ribbon event in athletics. If the running of a sub 4 mile is a benchmark for most modern-day elite athletes, running a 5 minute mile is for the ambitious amateur athlete.

How To Run A 7 Minute Mile

Bagging a 7-minute mile is a great goal for recreational runners because it’s fast but achievable and rewarding with determination and hard work. And a mile is a satisfying distance to race. Don’t you remember from high school gym class? Four clean loops of a running track, legs going hard, breath working to catch up, … Read more

How To Run A 10 Minute Mile

Perhaps you have been running for a while and like the idea of getting faster and have thought about how satisfying it would feel to run a mile in 10 minutes. In addition to being a nice even number that makes figuring out paces and timing a breeze, a 10 minute mile is a significant, … Read more

The Benefits Of Running A Mile A Day + A How-To Guide

As a Certified Running Coach, I’m always excited when new runners come to me for coaching or want tips on how to get started running. Sometimes, beginners have super lofty running goals—like running a half marathon or marathon—and while I’m always thrilled to support the ambitions of new runners, I try to make it clear … Read more

How To Run A Mile Without Stopping: Training Plan + 8 Tips To Get Started

Beginner runners often want to know how to run a mile without stopping.  Perhaps they have attempted a few runs and found that they are completely breathless by the end of the block, or have been running for a couple weeks but can’t seem to run a mile without stopping to walk somewhere along the … Read more