My Running Blog Manifesto

Blog Manifesto

I am oddly proud of the fact that I have had my first haters on my blog. I had a few comments to my Boston Marathon post on Facebook that were along the lines of why would anyone care about my […]

The Confidence That Comes With Action

Take Action

I am, by nature, a planner. I research, study, sort, plan, organize, color code my findings, and then plan and research some more. This is often a good thing. It made me a kick ass student for one. My travel […]

Things I Love 4.21

Things I Love 4 21

The things I love for April 21. The podcasts, articles, shows, gear, and other stuff that is making me happy and making me smile. The podcasts, articles, shows, gear, and other stuff that is making me happy and making me smile. […]

Running and Writing: A Perfect Pair Of Hobbies

Running and Writing

I’m spending the majority of my time lately doing one of two things: running and writing. Okay, maybe it’s actually four things, running, writing, thinking about running and thinking about writing. I’m just finishing my spring marathon and starting the […]

Anatomy Of A Pace Band

Pace Band

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.   Many races offer pace bands for runners to use […]

Race Day Strategies: Running With A Pace Group

Pace Group on Race Day

It is increasingly common for races to have pace groups for marathons and half marathons. I’m even seeing more 10ks and shorter distances with pacers. With a good race strategy and a little planning, a pace group can be a […]

Night Sweats Trail Marathon: Volunteer Recap

Night Sweats Marathon

I’m always on the lookout for new things to try. New races, new distances, new adventures and new ways to expand my horizons. Night Sweats Marathon On one of my hunts for something new, I came across the Night Sweats Marathon. […]

The Things I Love 4.7

Things I Love April 7

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 links where I may be compensated if you purchase items […]

Oakland Marathon: Race Recap

You’ve read the recaps, at long last, it’s here: The Oakland Marathon! I had many things going on for this race. I was a pacer for the race itself, leading the 5-hour marathon group. It was my birthday (yeah!). I’d […]