Historically I have shied away from competition whenever possible….but then I discovered running and races….in particular destination races and this has become a major motivator and driving force behind my running. It has helped keep me on track through tough, cold winter runs, fight back from an injury and push myself to beat my personal record time.Read More
It seems that fall may be upon us. Honestly, some of my favorite morning runs are in the fall. That crisp fall air and beautiful sunshine as the leaves start to turn and eventually fall. However, making the transition from summer running to fall running is actually a significant switch in mind set and running apparelRead More
As a new runner I was totally overwhelmed by the immense amount of running gear available. When I started out, I basically had an old pair of shoes and workout clothes from my attempt at fitness following my youngest daughters' birth. I had always thought of workout clothes as being totally utilitarian in nature, basically get the job done so to speak.
Once I started logging the miles towards my ½ marathon distance, I quickly realized 3 thingsRead More
I wanted to start by encouraging all those women who may have thought “I can’t run, I hate running, why would I want to torture myself with that activity!”
I too used to be one of those women, busy with 2 kids, a career and family to organize.Read More