The Coffee Taper 2.0

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from Neely Runs Utilizing the Benefit of Caffeine in Training and Racing There is just something about the promise of a hot cup of coffee that helps me get out of bed in the morning. If nothing less, the smell

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Lifting Tips for Runners

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Each Tuesday during the month of June, Neely Gracey has shared a lifting/training tip for runners on her Instagram account. Catch each one below for an awesome tip to add into your training regimen! Hammer Curls Squats Split Squats Full Body

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1.004

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from Neely Runs WHAT THE HECK DOES THAT NUMBER MEAN? The gravity (concentration) of urine for my post race drug test. (I am sure that was your very first guess!) To rewind and start from the beginning, I raced the

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Dear Younger Me

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as originally posted on MileSplit Dear 11-year-old Neely, I see you right now, out riding your pony, Rose, unaware that life is going to take you in a different direction very soon. You’ve always been an outdoorsy, bird-watching child, a

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My “Bread & Butter” Workout

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from Neely Runs I had to look this phrase up because Bread and Butter is certainly not a staple in our house, but you know what is??? Progression Long Runs. The art of a Progression run is honed over time,

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Christmas List for a Runner

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from Neely Runs Looking for the perfect gift for the runner in your life? Or maybe you’re the runner and need to give the non-runners in the family your wish list… look no further! Here are my suggestions. (Click on

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My Journey

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as originally posted on Fuel Your Future with Tina Muir April 16, 1990… Boston Marathon day. The sun was shining, the skies were blue, and thousands of people ran through the streets of Boston. In a small town in rural

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The Process

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from Neely Runs In the running scene, my race at the Philly RnR Half Marathon is arguably my best performance on the roads to date. It puts me as one of 11 American women to ever break the 70min barrier.

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The Continuing Journey

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from Neely Runs   Starting is the hardest part. This applies to more than just blog writing. It’s applicable to running, going to the gym, beginning of the week, getting in the pool, waking up and starting the day… but

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