Should You Skip a Run? Here’s What You Need to Know

Should You Skip a Run? Here’s What You Need to Know

Have you ever looked at your training plan and found yourself wondering “should I skip my run today?”. I know I have. (More times than I care to admit)! I often struggle with trying to decide whether I am just feeling lazy and unmotivated, or am actually experiencing a legit reason to forgo my run … Read More

7 Ways to Bring Spring Running to the Next Level

7 Ways to Bring Spring Running to the Next Level

There is nothing more refreshing than the first time you see blue skies after what feels like an endless winter. Or returning from work to find the sun still shining and hours of daylight left in the day. Spring running season always feels like a fresh start after a seemingly endless winter. After months spent … 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

The Best Things About Winter Running

The Best Things About Winter Running

Now that we have gotten our first real snowfall of the season, it is finally starting to feel like winter. As I look out my window, I can’t help but get excited when those big fat snowflakes fall. Just as I got excited for the transition to summer and fall running, here I am again looking forward … Read More

How to Stay Active in the Winter

How to Stay Active in the Winter

Since I have been running less these past few weeks while recovering from the marathon, my time outdoors has significantly decreased. While my husband and I walked into church yesterday morning, I joked that I barely noticed winter was coming now that I haven’t been running daily. This marathon happened at a great time in … Read More

Running on Vacation

Running on Vacation

Happy Thursday! Today we are getting packed and organized for our first official vacation of the summer! Tomorrow we leave for a 5 day camping trip to Marquette, Michigan. I have been to Marquette when I was much younger, maybe in middle school, and have a few memories of our trip there, but can’t wait … Read More