Psych. I don't need any help. I can do it myself. Got these bootstraps that I can pull up. I can do everything myself...
Do you know what your easy pace should be? An easy run can be a tricky thing. Somedays you feel better than others - and usually if you feel good, you want to push the pace a bit, right? Now this might not be bad once in awhile, but chronically doing your easy runs too … Continue reading What’s my easy pace?
"Should I run today?" "Maybe I should take a rest day." "Aqua jogging is probably a good idea." "But I really want to run." "I have a race coming up..." "But if it gets much worse I probably won't even be able to race." "But my training has been going SO WELL!" Have you ever … Continue reading To push through… or shut it down?
This past week I was fortunate to spend time in Peru. I was in Lima for a competition, and decided to take some time with my fellow competitors to hike around the Inca trail and Machu Picchu for a few days. Needless to say, the views of this trip were incredible, but I am going … Continue reading Taking a much needed break
Well, not exactly. But a career surrounding running? I'll take that. I grew up wanting to be a doctor. Something with athletes, but I wasn't sure quite what. I shadowed numerous healthcare professionals but just wasn't sure. I went to undergrad on the pre-med track, but it wasn't until the end of my junior year … Continue reading A career in running?
Mom Partner Full time employee Student Taxi Nurse (in all senses of being a part of mom duty) Therapist Maid “Runner” I’m over caffeinated, over scheduled, over committed, sleep deprived, anxious. I can’t recall the last time I DIDN’T say in a day, “Wash your hands you just picked your nose”. “What is that on … Continue reading When chaos is your normal: Motherhood
So I just got back from coaching at running camp, and every year I go, I'm even more sad to leave when the week is over! To some, running camp might not sound all that fun... especially when you're a high school kid and it's your spring break... and you could be in Florida with … Continue reading One time, at running camp.
A few scatterbrained thoughts during a morning run at Lucien Morin Park: "Yes! The trailhead is totally empty!" "Ugh, it's almost as if the rain started at the same exact moment my Garmin connected..." "What is that up ahead on the trail?" "No way! How did that get here? I'm like 1/2 mile from the bay." … Continue reading Thoughts During Today’s Run
Spring in Rochester appears to finally be here! (Famous last words by anyone new to this city) As the temperatures start getting warmer and the weather less sucky, runners everywhere are changing out their wardrobes. Wool socks, snow pants, and hand warmers all go away as brightly colored t-shirts and short shorts return. But wait! … Continue reading 3 Mistakes You’ll Make Running in the Spring