In the words of the Boston Marathon champ Des Linden: “Keep showing up”

April 18th, 2018 by Tara Campbell | Posted in Gotta Run! | No Comments »

If there is one lesson to take away from this year’s Boston Marathon it is to keep showing up. Desiree Linden’s win and Krista DuChene’s third place finish proved that if you believe in […]


The women’s race in Boston is going to be one of the best ever

April 12th, 2018 by Tara Campbell | Posted in Gotta Run! | No Comments »

Flanagan vs. Duchene vs. Huddle vs. Hasay vs. Linden: it’s going to be a showdown


Why running is not a selfish sport

April 2nd, 2018 by Tara Campbell | Posted in Gotta Run! | No Comments »

One incredible quote from Canadian marathoner Reid Coolsaet puts it all into perspective


Ask yourself, ‘What’s the next right step?’ That’s it, that’s all

March 22nd, 2018 by Tara Campbell | Posted in Gotta Run! | No Comments »

“So, the next time life steps into your training block, take a moment to ask yourself, ‘what’s the next right step?’ That’s it – that’s all – then proceed”


What all runners can learn from Gwen Jorgensen

March 13th, 2018 by Tara Campbell | Posted in Gotta Run! | 1 Comment »

Her marathon goals are lofty


Embracing the unknown, and coming out on the other side

March 11th, 2018 by Tara Campbell | Posted in Gotta Run! | No Comments »

Going into the workout I had apprehensions


The sufferfest and why runners come back for more

February 28th, 2018 by Tara Campbell | Posted in Gotta Run! | No Comments »

Amy Cragg had a goal and she was determined to reach it, and in that I believe there’s part of the answer to why runners put themselves through the pain


Looking past the physical and to the psychological power of the long run

February 21st, 2018 by Tara Campbell | Posted in Gotta Run! | No Comments »

The mental benefits of the long run aren’t talked about nearly as much the physical, but I believe most runners will attest to its confidence boosting character and stamina building nature


What makes a successful running career? You decide

February 14th, 2018 by Tara Campbell | Posted in Gotta Run! | No Comments »

Success to me as a runner is giving my best to the sport and trusting my ability and passion will in turn reveal the best in me


Why social media is a good thing for the running community

February 7th, 2018 by Tara Campbell | Posted in Gotta Run! | No Comments »

The beauty of certain social media platforms is it gives us the opportunity to follow one another’s journeys, writes blogger Tara Campbell


When routines get thrown out of whack

February 1st, 2018 by Tara Campbell | Posted in Gotta Run! | 1 Comment »

“The ability to let go, accept the reality, and go with the flow is priceless and necessary” this runner says


Three years ago, I started this blog. Here’s what the journey has taught me

January 23rd, 2018 by Tara Campbell | Posted in Gotta Run!, Training | No Comments »

The path towards meeting your running goals never stays the same. One writer reflects on the changes she’s seen in her three-year journey this far