Don’t be a poor sport & Truths

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The truth is that I am really writing this post to myself (although hopefully it will be of interest to someone else). Have you ever been a better advice giver than taker. That would be me. The truth is that it can be […]

Being prepared for the summer heat!

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The weather is heating up, which means some pretty toasty runs. Remember back in December, January, and February when you could only dream about summer weather…well, here it is! I officially use up all of my allowed complaining time in the winter, so […]

The last 2 weeks….

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The last 2 weeks have been a whirlwind of fun and busy for us, and I have a feeling that this is how the rest of the summer is going to be! We had so much fun on Memorial Day. Our church made […]

How to pick a time goal

“Once you realize failing doesn’t make you a failure, you give yourself permission to try all sorts of things” This video was so motivating and a great intro to picking a time goal! Whether you are new to racing or not, deciding on […]

Be the reason someone smiles today :)

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I love this and thought is was worth sharing! It is a good reminder that we have the opportunity to be an encouragement to someone else. ¬†Happy Wednesday! The park bench was deserted as I sat down to read Beneath the long, straggly […]

Adding races to training

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Happy Monday!!! I hope everyone had a great weekend!!! There were several big marathons this weekend; Big Sur (which look SO beautiful), New Jersey and London. I know 2 great runner friends of mine had great races!!!¬† A huge congrats to Allie and […]

Runners are…..

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For a little while on Monday I watched the finish line camera from the Boston Marathon and I was reminded of how anyone can be a runner. Runners come in all shapes, sizes, ages and abilities. In a race like Boston everyone is […]