I'm at my final destination, my watch says 6.65 miles, so my brain says .35 more miles to go. I'll run anywhere for an extra $1!! Well over a year ago, someone told me of a great idea for a run jar. It's simple, $1 per mile into a jar to save. No touching it … Continue reading $1 and a dream (vacation)
I've been thinking a lot about running. This is nothing new. But lately I've been thinking about it as an answer to "What do you do for fun?"
We’ve all been there – the finish line of a terrible race. You’re forcing back tears; hunched over your legs that are ready to buckle beneath you. You likely wanted to walk right off the course on numerous occasions. Maybe you weren’t prepared for the hills or the heat or the cramping of your legs. … Continue reading Turn a bad race into a comeback
So far 2017 has brought me to my knees (literally and figuratively) when it comes to long fartleks and long speed workouts. This year has brought many new challenges. Usually, I look at certain speed workouts as some of my oldest friends; now it seems that they are more of a frenemy. This struggle is … Continue reading Tough Workouts and Tough Days Will Lead to a Tougher Mentality
The title is exactly what I say to everyone I encounter who asks me how my running is going. In my younger years, I couldn't understand how someone could run-for-fun or literally go out for more than a stroll to walk a dog. Almost two years ago, I decided I was going to run. Literally. … Continue reading If I can do it, you can do it