Tips to Build a Solid Running Base

How to Build a Solid Running Base

Winter is in full swing here in Michigan, which means freezing temperatures, snow up to our knees, and lots of wind. Even though the elements can certainly be tough, I am a huge advocate of running through the winter. However, despite my best efforts (and failed attempts), I know that winter is not the ideal time … Continue reading How to Build a Solid Running Base

Recover from NYC Marathon

TCS NYC Marathon: Complete!

Good morning and happy Monday! This weekend feels like a blur but at the same time I feel like we’ve been in New York forever. I will have a full race recap posted on Wednesday, but just wanted to check in quickly today before we leave NYC. Yesterday was a big day - one that … Continue reading TCS NYC Marathon: Complete!

Marathon Training – Week 20 Recap + RACE DAY!!

Whenever I start training for a marathon, it just feels like race day will never get here. Looking through the training plan feels overwhelming and long. Even still, each time I train for a big race, I find myself wondering how in the world time passed so quickly. Race week approaches at lightening speed and … Continue reading Marathon Training – Week 20 Recap + RACE DAY!!

The Wall - Second Marathon

10 Ways I Plan to Overcome the Wall in a Marathon

Saturdays are always incredibly exciting, but today is a particularly thrilling one. Not only am I in New York City doing your typical touristy things, but today is MARATHON EVE. Tomorrow morning I will wake up at the crack of dawn to run my 5th marathon! There are many thoughts running through my head as I … Continue reading 10 Ways I Plan to Overcome the Wall in a Marathon

October Favorites: Fall Colors

October Favorites

HAPPY HALLOWEEN! Hopefully all the little ones in your lives are excited to dress up tonight and collect as much sugar as possible. This holiday has to be just about every kid's favorite, because for one day their parents aren't allowed to tell them they've had too much candy. We will be spending our Halloween … Continue reading October Favorites

After a Goal Race

Marathon Training – Week 19 Recap

Today marks exactly one week until the New York City Marathon! We are officially just 7 days away and my excitement has sky rocketed this past week. Week 19 of training was week two of taper in preparation for the marathon, but I got a few more miles in than the week before. The weather … Continue reading Marathon Training – Week 19 Recap