20 Signs You Might Be a Runner…

20 Signs You Might Be a Runner…

One of my favorite parts about the running community is that we all share so many things in common even though most of us have never met. We all have similar quirks, habits, and jokes that the non-runners in our lives likely find annoying or inconvenient (although they might not admit it;). Related: 26.2 Weird Things … Read More

26.2 Weird Things Runners Love

26.2 Weird Things Runners Love

Running is a simple sport, yet at times it can feel like we are speaking our own language when we try to share with non-runners. For an activity as simple as moving your own two feet, it sure brings quite a few unique experiences. These things runners love may sound strange and unfamiliar to others, … Read More

14 Ways Running is Like a Long Term Relationship

14 Ways Running is Like a Long Term Relationship

In the spirit of Valentine’s day next week, I’ve been thinking about how fortunate I am to have some amazing, loving relationships. I truly believe that my husband, family and friends are some of the absolute best people in the world. While many people think Valentine’s Day is a silly holiday, I think it is … Read More

Thoughts Runners Have During a Winter Run

Thoughts Runners Have During a Winter Run

Winter running season is in full force, and I am finding my excitement for snow being compromised with freezing temperatures and wind chills. Each time I eagerly step outside to run in the winter wonderland, I am greeted by icy wind chills and slippery sidewalks. This past weekend, my “long run” of 5 miles was … Read More

Why Keep Running?

Why Keep Running?

“I thought you’d already left!” My husband told me this as he walked downstairs yesterday morning to find me laying on the couch reading a magazine. We’ve gotten into a fairly reliable morning routine this summer, where I am able to wake up and read for a little bit before heading out for a run. … Read More