Shannon Archer

Why did you choose to work with Pace Right Coaching? I needed to start training for the Tokyo marathon but was lacking motivation and running wasn't fun anymore.  After talking with Amanda, I really loved her positive attitude and felt she was the right coach for me!  Running has become…

New Years Goal Setting

Auld lang syne! As we usher in the new year, our motivation for personal resolutions is often rekindled.  This renewed spirit helps lay the foundation for achieving established goals and making a difference.  The end result does not always match the original vision, but the drive is an admirable first…

Is a Taper Necessary?

You’ve trained hard, logging miles and braving the elements, for that forthcoming race you’ve had your sights upon long ago.  Now, as the event looms near, it’s time to cut-back, it’s time to taper!  You’ve likely heard of tapering before a race, but how long should your taper be? How…

Gear up for Winter

Winter is coming!  Whether you love it or hate it, winter is on its way! If you live in Minne-snow-ta, you have already experienced Old Man Winter, throwing flurries around! As many among us run for the comforts of the great indoors, it’s not always practical. Winter running has some…

Virtual 5k?

Have you ever signed up for a race and then, due to circumstances out of your control (too cold, car won’t start, sick child, missing the sign-up deadline, etc.) you were not able to make it to the event? I know I have; it super sucks!  Jason and I missed…

Abbott Dash to the Finish NYC 5K

Start spreadin' the news, I'm running today; I want to be a part of it, New York 5K! Holy cowbells, early wake-up call for this race!  Good thing we got up early, we needed to catch the Path train into NYC, and didn’t consider trains being scheduled less frequently on…
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