As someone who doesn’t love running in the heat and humidity, I’m happy to wave goodbye to August. Here’s how the month went! Overall, it was a good month, and September is looking even better, as I’ve finally gotten a diagnosis for my coughing while running – irritable larynx syndrome. More on that later!
Disclaimer: I received UCAN gels and energy bars to review as part of being a BibRave Ambassador. Learn more about becoming a BibRave Ambassador, and check out BibRave.com to find and write race reviews! With plenty of long runs on the schedule for marathon training, it’s been a great time to try UCAN’s new Pineapple … More Product Review: I tried UCAN’s new Pineapple Edge flavor and more (+ discount code)
Although summer is my least favorite season in which to run and race, I’ve run every Naylor Mill 7K that’s taken place so far, and I’m not about to stop now. This race — the Bacon vs. Scrapple run — is always on a Friday evening in August at the Naylor Mill Forest Trail in … More Once again, I tackled Salisbury’s toughest trail during the Naylor Mill 7K
Brooks Running CEO Jim Weber released “Running with Purpose: How Brooks Outpaced Goliath Competitors to Lead the Pack” earlier this year, and as a big fan of Brooks and a member of the Run Happy Team, I was excited to learn more about the story behind my favorite running brand. I was sent a free … More Runner Reads: Jim Weber’s “Running with Purpose”
Much of July was spent completing the Tour de Salisbury. I also made more of an effort to work on strength training. Here’s how the month went… I ran 95.08 miles. After a lower-for-me mileage month in June, including 12 days off, I took one more day off at the beginning of July and then … More July running recap: The Tour de Salisbury, and a few other things
The Tour de Salisbury is one of the few events that will have me running at sunrise. I got up for two sunrise runs during this 12-course adventure, and I had plenty of fun running with friends. … More The Tour de Salisbury 2022 featured sunrises, heat, miles with friends… and tacos!
Disclaimer: I received the Knockaround Kindness is Dope III set of sunglasses to review (and give away) as part of being a BibRave Ambassador. Learn more about becoming a BibRave Ambassador, and check out BibRave.com to review, find and write race reviews! Kindness doesn’t have to be a grand gesture to really make a difference … More Seven running-related ways to show that Kindness is Dope
Now that we’re nearing the end of July, May seems like so long ago. But in keeping with my monthly wrap-ups, I’ll be recapping both May and June! I ran 142.7 miles in May and 68.05 miles in June. I ran a lot in May as I trained for Grandma’s Marathon — my highest monthly … More May and June Running Wrap-Up: Many miles in May and a marathon in June
Last month, I traveled out of the Mid-Atlantic for the first time since the pandemic began to run Grandma’s Marathon. I’ve been eyeing this race for a while, and on the day registration opened for the 2022 race, I signed up. While it unfortunately ended up being my slowest marathon, it was a great event, … More My run at Grandma’s Marathon was tough yet beautiful — and tips for travelers
There are many trails around my mom and stepdad’s house, and when I have the time, I like to explore new places. I looked on the AllTrails app to see what trails were nearby and ended up choosing to drive to the Masemore Water Trail in Gunpowder Falls State Park (Hereford Area) in Parkton, Maryland. … More Exploring Parkton’s Gunpowder North Trail was a fun adventure