All posts by Tyler Mathews

Tyler Mathews is the main author of Running Toward Dreams and an aspiring athlete.

I won. Who cares?

I did it. I made it happen. Not only did I finish the race, I won the damn thing. Just two weeks after a heartbreaking DNF, I attacked another race and avenged myself. But the problem was – I didn’t feel better. Continue reading I won. Who cares?

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Skechers GOtrail 2 

You can ask the very handsome John Schrup – I’ve been looking forward to this one for months. Ever since Skechers Performance started the GOtrail line, I’ve been a fan. I liked what was being done with the Ultra models, but I enjoy the finesse allowed by a lower profile and lighter shoe, hence the perfect fit that came out of the GOtrail. I enjoyed a lot of success in the first model, including a marathon and double marathon win, another podium finish, and countless training miles. Now, the second generation is finally here! Continue reading Skechers GOtrail 2 

8 weeks to Bandera

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When I first started writing a blog, I tried my best to be the ultimate pillar of positivity. People like chipper people without problems, right? The issue is that that just isn’t my reality. I’ve been injured twice as much as I’ve raced, and it’s just a common thing runners deal with, so I’m going to try to be more open from now on.  Continue reading 8 weeks to Bandera