Virtual Races: Why You Should Give One A Shot

Virtual Races

When you think about a ‘race,’ chances are you think of a mass of humanity running together. A crowd at the start, endless porta-potty lines, and a small army of volunteers making it all happen. And until recently, if you […]

A Proud Fail

Proud Fail

My very first guest post is from my friend Beth Carter! Find her on LinkedIn. Beth is an amazing runner who is just as comfortable pacing a 3:30 marathon as she is pacing a 6-hour marathon. She intensely trained all winter (a […]

The Things I Love 5.19

Things I Love 5 19

Welcome to the things I love for May 19th! The podcasts, articles, shows, gear, and other stuff that is making me happy and making me smile. Read previous Things I Love posts. Note: Some of these links are Amazon affiliate […]

When Your Running Routine Becomes A Running Rut

Running Routine or Running Rut

Generally, having a running routine makes for more successful running. For me, having a routine keeps me from making excuses and bailing on runs. I learned early on that the key to my running success was to never ask myself any […]

Empowerment, Running and Rosie the Riveter

Rosie the Riveter

I am an ambassador for an event being held this summer, the Empower Race Series. Two days of running and yoga being held at the Craneway Pavilion in Richmond, California. Find out more or Register. Housed in the same complex, just […]

Running Gear That Made All The Difference

Running Gear

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. Running is as simple (or as complex) a sport as […]

The Things I Love 5.5

things I love

A first this week, a themed things I love: The going home edition! I recently went home to Minnesota to visit family, which gave me a whole bunch of new things to love. Check out my previous (non-themed) things I […]

Spring Clean Your Running

Spring Clean Your Running

Note: Post contains affiliate links. Read my full affiliate policy. Items purchased via these links may provide me the funds to afford energy gel. Thanks for subsidizing my GU habit.  Spring is in the air. Around here, we are in […]

26 Marathons, 26 Memories

Big Sur Marathon 2013

Growing up, we celebrated Golden Birthdays when your age matched your birthday day. So if your birthday was April 12th, your 12th birthday was your Golden Birthday. I recently ran my 26th marathon. Well, technically it was my 25th full […]