Race Recap: Bluff Tuff Trail Half Marathon

Bluff Tuff Half

Bluff Tuff Trail Half Marathon While home in Minnesota visiting family, I decided to find a local trail race so I’d stay in training mode while traveling. I found the Bluff Tuff Trail Half Marathon in St. Paul, Minnesota. Sure, […]

Things I Love 8.25

Things I Love 8 25

The things I love for August 25th! The books, products, and apps that are making me happy and making me smile. Read prior things I like posts. Note: Some of these links are Amazon affiliate links where I may be compensated if […]

Slow Does NOT Mean Easy

Slow Running Marathon

6 Ways Running A 6-Hour Marathon Is Harder Than Running A 4-Hour Marathon The common wisdom is that running fast is harder than running slow. This is true if you are running the same amount of time: running fast for […]

Hard Won Lessons

Hard Won Lessons

Hard Won Lessons It Only Took 20 Years To Learn I’ve been running for a long time – nearly 20 years. One major upside to running for that long is I’ve had plenty of time to pick up on a […]

Race Recap: Bear Creek Trail Half Marathon

Bear Creek Trail Half Medal

This is my first-ever second annual recap (read last year’s Bear Creek recap). I feel like it’s some sort of blogging milestone! Bear Creek Trail Half Marathon This is the fourth time I’ve run Bear Creek. It is a hilly, […]

Things I Love 8.11

Things I Love 8 11

I’m still sorting through my goodies from Blogfest, test driving products and tasting the bars and dried fruits I got in my various goodie bags.  I’ll be eating nutrition bars and dried fruit for months. Read prior things I love posts. Note: Some […]

Race Recap: Empower Race Series 10K

Empower 10k

The Empower 10k was put on Sweat Pink and Fit Approach, the same ladies who put together the Blogfest fitness blogger event I attended a few weeks ago. I get to see my new friends again already! Disclosure: I was […]