Although of course I really enjoy running, sometimes it can get boring. For me, some things that help break up potential monotony are running with friends, changing up routes or trying new workouts. This month and last month, I got some extra motivation and entertainment by trying the Run to Escape: Mission Mt. Olympus experience. … More What do you get when you combine running and escape rooms? Run to Escape: Mission Mt. Olympus
Disclaimer: I received an entry to the DICK’s Sporting Goods Pittsburgh Marathon Relay as part of being a member of the Brooks Run Happy Team. For my first official Run Happy Team event, I got to be part of a marathon relay team for the DICK’s Sporting Goods Pittsburgh Marathon. The event was held virtually … More The Sneaker Seekers rocked the DICK’s Sporting Goods Pittsburgh Marathon Relay!
It’s always so much fun to meet fellow BibRave Pros in person, but that hasn’t been possible for more than a year because of the pandemic. However, we were able to connect virtually last weekend, March 26-28, for the BibRave Proud Virtual Summit, and it was a blast! Leading up to the summit, I received … More BibRave Proud Summit offered a weekend of orange connections and fun
After I didn’t finish the Algonquin 50K earlier this month, I was disappointed, but not crushed. I definitely planned to sign up for next year, but I didn’t plan to run the distance on my own. … More We didn’t finish our 50K. So we ran our own.
I got to the Mile 15 aid station and Al told me that I didn’t make the cutoff to continue. But my reaction was actually relief. For the past few miles of the Algonquin 50K, I’d been thinking about whether to drop. … More I DNF’d the muddy, cold, wet Algonquin 50K after 15 miles
I’ve been wearing the Brooks Adrenaline GTS for more than 13 years, and I’m excited to formalize my love of Brooks as a member of this year’s Run Happy Team. … More I’ve joined the Brooks Run Happy Team!
As usual at the beginning of each year, I’ve set some running goals for the new year. I know we’re already into the second half of January, but I got a little behind in my blogging. Some of the goals I already had in mind, and one of them, I added yesterday. Here goes… … More These are my 2021 running goals
When I started the year training for the Publix Atlanta Marathon, none of us had any idea what was in store for 2020. Thankfully, in late February, I was able to travel to Atlanta, where I watched and wrote about the U.S. Olympic Marathon Trials and ran the marathon I’d been training for. But after that, things started to get crazy because of COVID-19. … More Year in Review: I didn’t hit any of my goals in 2020. But… it was 2020.
I woke up Friday morning and started my workday from home. On my break, I ran errands for the running club and picked up a to-go lunch. Once I was finished with the rest of my workday, I figured I’d try to squeeze in a couple miles before a 6 p.m. yoga class that I … More I was hit by a car on an evening run. Don’t become the next victim.
There are challenges that come with an event like the Pemberton 24 that aren’t found at many other types of races.
One challenge is that unless you plan to do all 24 of the 5Ks offered, there is no real “finish” that you must meet. You stop running when you meet your goal — but, you can skip a 5K, or a few 5Ks, and come back to the race course. You can use strategy to get extra points during the middle-of-the-night 5Ks. Your goal can change at any time. … More Pemberton 24 Take 2: I completed 10 5Ks in 24 hours