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Welcome to the RunnersConnect Extra Kick Podcast, where our expert coaching staff answers your running questions 5 days per week.

Get actionable lessons in our bite-sized podcast while you run, when you’re at the gym, and on your commute

Feb 1, 2018

How should you handle unplanned breaks in your run for things like stoplights, etc? Should you jog in place, walk, or stop? Does it even matter?

Believe it or not, there's actually research on what is best and Coach Hayley helps you plan your strategy for those forced breaks in today's daily podcast.

Jan 31, 2018

When should you replace your shoes? Many of us have heard every 400-500 miles, but what if they were all treadmill miles, or still look good, or other factors that might extend or shorten the life?

Coach Hayley answers your questions in today's daily podcast

Jan 30, 2018

What is a better way to train for the 5k - running more miles with a majority of miles being done at an easy pace or running less total miles with a greater percentage being focused on speed and stamina?

Coach Hayley gives you the breakdown and some recommendations in today's daily podcast

Jan 29, 2018

When training for the marathon, the long run might be the most important element of your training. So, when should you schedule them in the week and what percentage of your weekly mileage should they ideally be?

You'll get the answers to all your long run questions in today's daily podcast episode.

Jan 26, 2018

What are the pros and cons of "big" (ie New York, Boston, LA, etc) marathons vs. "small" marathons.

From crowds to course support, there's a lot to consider and prepare for depending on which type of marathon you choose to run.

Coach Claire gives her advice in today's daily podcast