Life Lessons I Learned from Running

Life Lessons I Learned from Running

The beginning of a new training plan always brings ambitious goals and optimistic thoughts about running. There is nothing like the feeling of a fresh new slate, knowing that training can be anything you make of it. As I eagerly crank out my first few weeks of this training plan, the new miles bring upon … 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

Running Inspiration When You Need It Most

Running Inspiration When You Need It Most

As my excitement to begin a new training plan builds (only two more days!), I am finding myself more and more motivated to run. Times like these – at the beginning of a new training plan when you’re feeling really strong – are easy to get out the door. Excitement is high, so finding motivation … Read More

What Speed Means to Me

What Speed Means to Me

Since I started running 7 years ago, I have placed in only one race. That race was a small, local 10k put on to raise money for the community. During this race, I pushed myself to paces that felt ridiculously uncomfortable. Upon finishing, I surprised myself with a personal best and 1st place finish in … Read More