Things I Love 3.24

Things I love

These are the things I love for March 24. The podcasts, articles, shows, gear, and other stuff that is making me happy and making me smile. Read my previous Things I Love posts. Note: Some of these links are Amazon affiliate links […]

When To Replace Your Running Shoes

Replacing running shoes

I, like the stereotype of so many girls, love to go shoe shopping. Unfortunately, the one exception to this is shopping for running shoes. Replacing running shoes makes me nervous. They play such a pivotal role in staying healthy while […]

Marathon Training Long Run Mistakes

Long Run Mistakes

Ah, the long run. The central focus of the marathon training program. Those runs that make marathoners sound truly crazy to non-runners: “Why yes, I am going to run 20 miles this weekend (for fun).” You need to respect the […]

Oakland Marathon Training Recap: Week 16

Oakland Marathon Recap 16

Welcome to my weekly training recap for the (rapidly approaching!) Oakland Marathon. Read the prior week recaps. The full intro to my training recaps can be found in my week one post. The short version is that I am training for April’s Oakland Marathon. I […]

5 Things I Hate About Running

Things I Hate About Running

Note: Post contains affiliate links. Items purchased via these links may provide me the funds to afford energy gel. Thanks for subsidizing my GU habit. Read my full affiliate policy.   As a long time runner, my feelings about running […]

Oakland Marathon Training Recap: Week Fifteen

Oakland Marathon Training Recap week 15

Welcome to my weekly training recap for the Oakland Marathon. Read the prior week recaps. The full intro to my training recaps can be found in my week one post. The short version is that I am training for April’s Oakland Marathon. I am also a coach […]

Things I Love 3.10

Things I Love 3 10

Ready for more things I love? Read prior Things I Love posts. These are the podcasts, articles, shows, gear, and other stuff that is making me happy and making me smile. Note: Some of these links are Amazon affiliate links where […]

Race Day Strategies: Dealing With Race Day Crowds

Big Sur Marathon Start Line Tent

Strategies For The Crowd Averse Runner Marathons are getting bigger every year. The largest marathons like Chicago and New York are both now nearing 50,000 participants. It’s great that running and marathons are gaining in popularity, and I know many […]