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Whether you\’re new to the sport of running or a long-time fan, be sure to check out our collection of running and racing posts that will inform and inspire! If there\’s a topic you\’d like us to cover or if you have any questions, be sure to visit our contact page or email us: joyfulmiles1 at gmail.com

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Do I Really Need a Running Coach?

Do I Need a Running Coach?

As someone that has been somewhat consistently since about 2012 I never considered needing a running coach. Honestly I didn’t even know they existed until our dear friend Chris Savio used one and was on our podcast talking about. I pictured him at a high school track with a coach and a whistle telling him [...]

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Race FOMO: What is it? Is it good, bad? Is there a balance?

Race FOMO: What is it? Is it good, bad? Is there a balance?

FOMO- “Fear of Missing Out” As I’ve gotten older this acronym has become quite popular and a legit reason for me deciding to do certain things. Sometimes things I wouldn’t even think of doing before. Sometimes it has led me to doing amazing things. It’s given me the push I need. But sometimes I have [...]

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2019 Race Discount Codes!

2019 Race Discounts | BibRave

Happy Monday! If you’ve been listening to our podcast or tagging along on social media, you know that Jackey and I are now BibRave Pros, woo-HOO!!! Along with this comes access to discount codes for some fantastic races all over the country. Thinking of trying a new race? You can also get the scoop by [...]

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Joyful Miles Podcast

Happy holidays, everyone! In today’s episode, we’re sharing a lovely chat with Amy Kentner, owner of Roadrunner Enterprises and a pacer at runDisney’s upcoming WDW Marathon. Her positive energy and spirit will surely get everyone in her 05:15 group over that finish line! Enjoy and thanks for listening!  Two of Amy’s runs: A Christmas Story [...]

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~CORRECTION: Our meet up will now start at 3:30 instead of 3:00 due to a recent schedule conflict.~ runDisney’s 2019 WDW Marathon Weekend is now less than four weeks away, woo-HOO! In today’s episode, Jackey and Laura share their long list of Dopey Do’s and Don’ts … things they’ve done right and things they’ve done [...]

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Happy Friday, everyone! Today, Christopher Savio joins us again to chat about running in cold weather, brrrrr. Have some tips we missed? Awesome, please share in the comments or in the Joyful Miles Running Club Facebook group! Thanks for listening and have a joyful day! Runner’s World What to Wear Tool If you have a moment, please [...]

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DIY: No-Sew Medal Holders

DIY No Sew Medal Holders!

Now, bling isn’t the only reason why I run. I adore running for many other reasons that I shared in this Why I Love Running post. But, yes, I must admit, I also love the bling, especially runDisney’s! Hauling them around the parks and in a carry on can be a pain, so before the [...]

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Podcast Episode 68: Listener Questions

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Happy Friday, it’s a Q&A day! Jackey and Laura ask questions that have been asked on our blog, YouTube channel, or on the Joyful Miles Running Club on Facebook. Many thanks to everyone who submitted questions and we hope this is helpful! Thanks for listening and have a joyful day! Blog Posts/Videos Mentioned: Take the [...]

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Podcast Episode 67: runDisney and Racecation Budgeting Tips

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Happy Friday! In this episode, Jackey and Laura share ways they save money for racecations and runDisney events. For links mentioned throughout the show, (and oh boy, there’s lots of them,) visit Laura’s runDisney Budgeting Tips blog post. Thanks for listening and have a joyful day! Oh, and if you notice there’s a big jump [...]

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Podcast Episode 66: Runner Burnout 5-4-3-2-1 GO!

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We’ve talked about running motivation in Episode 56, but what if those tips don’t work? Jackey and Laura dig deep into the topic of runner burnout with definitions, warning signs, and ways we’re pulling ourselves out of our own running slumps. Laura also shares Mel Robbins’ 5 Second Rule, which has been an amazing help! [...]

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