Racing isn't the only way to stoke your motivation. Here are seven alternative goals for the new year.
3 form tips to conquer steep and technical terrain
Racing can take a big toll on the body. Make sure you don't come back too soon.
Mid-run surges are a great way to break up training, and pack some beneficial adaptations.
How can runners avoid going too far?
If you need an event to motivate your training, but can't find a race that fits your schedule, design your own trail adventure.
Winter is an opportunity to get stronger and faster.
Maya Grasse finished her first 100 miler at the Javelina Jundred while working a full-time job.
Why you should focus on the process of training, not some goal finishing time.
Stave off burnout and injury by running slowly more often.