All the celebrating!!!


So much catching up to do! It has just been one festivity after another around here! I have to start by wishing the happiest of belated Father’s Day’s to my husband and my dad (lucky him…I made him a dad:)). I believe there […]

Don’t be a poor sport & Truths


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!


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….


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 :)


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


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 […]