Race Recap: NWM & Gratitude.

We are all given so many days in this life, so many moments. Some are ordinary – fleeting moments of joy, peace, turmoil, sadness. Others are extraordinary – singular moments in time when you realize that this is once-in-lifetime, never … Continue reading

The NWM Expotique!

Wow. It’s been a week since the Nike Women’s (Half) Marathon, and that’s still all I can really say about this experience… but, being a blogger, I’ll try to give it words anyway. First and foremost, I have to thank … Continue reading

Meanwhile, Back in the Real World

I’ve been back from my week-long NAAEE conference/NWM/honeymoon/1 year anniversary/hiking/winery touring California extravaganza since yesterday afternoon, and it’s back to the real world. Until I have time and space to process all the awesomeness that happened in these last 7 … Continue reading

How I Went Sub Two.

It’s been a goal of mine for awhile now to run a half marathon in under 2 hours. Almost month ago, I accomplished that goal – I ran one in 1:57:34. I know there are a quite a few people … Continue reading

My Hips Don’t Lie

I may have made it through back-to-back half marathons with 2 consecutive PRs, but my hips don’t lie… I’ve been slacking on strength training. I admit it. For the past two weeks, I’ve only strength trained once a week during … Continue reading

Race Recap: Bird-In-Hand Half Marathon… or, the Time I Met Bart Yasso

Two weekends ago, I ran one of, if not THE coolest race I’ve ever run. The Bird-In-Hand Half Marathon is run through the “Valley of No Wires” as featured in a Runner’s World article by Bart Yasso called “Running With … Continue reading

I Tend to Get Pretty Muddy…

I’ve gotten pretty muddy on many occasions – you might say I’m a bit of a mud connoisseur. I’ve gotten muddy at work (more times than I care to admit)… At play… And while running… Twice… But the third time’s … Continue reading

Race Recap: Warrior Dash Ohio II!

This happened. On Sunday, to be exact. Yep, I ran Warrior Dash again. I ran it in May of last year with Ian and some friends, but I tackled it solo this time around, and it. Was. AWESOME! I wasn’t … Continue reading