Patience

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by Amanda Eccleston from Believe I wish I could go back in time and tell my high school and college self that it will all be okay. Those times when it seemed like the end of the world that I

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It’s Always Worth It

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from Amanada Eccleston Runs It’s taken me a lot longer to write this post than I thought. Some of it was just setting aside the time to write, but part of me just wanted to put the season behind me

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Being Mentally Prepared

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as originally posted by Cocoa Elite Mental Preparation: So much thought and planning goes into designing workouts, mapping out racing seasons, and making sure to get every last mile in. Creating a training plan is an essential part of reaching

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The Team, The Team, The Team

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from Believe The power of a team is a beautiful thing. When seven girls come together and pour their heart and soul into 21 minutes of pure fight, striving for a goal bigger than any of them alone, the final

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Three Races That Have Shaped My Running Career

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from Believe Every so often a race leaves a lasting impact on you that’s far more than just a good time or a nice win. Over the past 14 years of my running career, there are three races that stand

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0.03 Seconds

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from Amanda Eccleston Runs 0.03 seconds is about the amount of time it takes to blink your eyes. It’s also the amount of time that separated me from becoming an Olympian. It’s funny, in an ironic sort of way, because

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Embrace the Mental Side of Running

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from Believe Running is a very simplistic, raw sport. It places you at the absolute extreme of your physical abilities, and it pushes your mind to places of pain, doubt, and fear that you either succumb to or choose to

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You Do You and I’ll Do Me

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from Believe The Importance of Individualized Training If there’s one thing I’ve learned over my years of running, it’s to listen to my body and train in a way that suits me, not just how the best or greatest runners

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So What Do I Do All Day?

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from Believe Being a professional runner is about more than just running fast. The little things day in and day, such as eating right, getting enough rest, working to build strength and prevent injury, and recovering properly, all go into becoming

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