Why I’m Thankful For Running 

Thankful for running

It’s Thanksgiving, a time to give thanks for the people in your life. I thought I’d take the opportunity to also be thankful for running – after all, it’s one of the things I spend the most time doing. The […]

My Running Rules

My Running Rules

Rules To Run By The longer I run, the more I find myself repeating the same little rules to myself (and others) over and over. Some may seem silly (but that doesn’t make them less true). Others are inspirational or […]

The Things I Love: 11/17

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I don’t know about you, but at the halfway point of the month, I’ve found November to be super productive – likely because I’ve finally realized I only have 90(ish) days to make all my 2017 goals happen! I hope […]

7 Considerations Before You Bail On A Run

Considerations Before You Bail

An occasional bad run is part of running. The idea of quitting a run is often tempting. It can be hard to tell if you want to quit because you are seeking comfort (and you should keep going) or if […]

Risk Management Strategies For Trail Runners

Risk Management For Trail Runners

Being Prepared For Whatever May Go Wrong My professional background is in risk management. For more than a decade I worked for a bank, considering what could go wrong and how the risk could be minimized. It’s a good use of […]

The Things I Love: 11/3

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Can someone explain to me how we are already into November!? I was very startled to find Santa sharing shelf space with jack-o-lanterns. Read prior things I like posts. Note: Some of these links are Amazon affiliate links where I may be […]

What To Remember As You Become A Runner

What to remember as you become a runner

I know I’m biased, but I think running is a great activity. It is simple, straightforward, and as Oprah said: “You get out of it exactly what you put into it.” What To Remember As You Become A Runner It […]

That Damn Run Trail Half Marathon: Race Recap

That Damn Run

I did That Damn Run a few years ago and remembered liking it, although I didn’t remember many specifics, only that I liked (and still like) the shirt and the name of it makes me chuckle. It’s held at Cool, […]