Ever wondered what speed you could get a speed camera up to by running past it? I did that during May. Read on to see how fast I went and what else I did during another month affected by COVID-19. … More Running past a speed camera, and other things I did during May
It’s important to remember the true meaning of Memorial Day, and wear blue: run to remember is making sure that the lives of those who have died serving the United States of America — including 7,030 people since 9/11/01 — are not forgotten. … More Today, remember Memorial Day’s true meaning. I honored the day with a run.
Content warning: Mental health and suicide When I started reading “Running with Sherman,” I knew it would be about a donkey. There’s a donkey on the cover. But I enjoyed the other stories the book explored, too. I received “Running with Sherman: The Donkey with the Heart of a Hero” as a Secret Santa gift … More Runner Reads: “Running with Sherman” by Christopher McDougall (and a Zoom book club)
Plastic vampire teeth. A Beanie Baby tag. Bottles, cans and cups.
I’ve gone out to pick up trash in my community four times in April so far as part of an Earth Day campaign with Knockaround Sunglasses, and those are just some of the things I’ve found. … More Earth Day: I found a new hobby in plogging, thanks to Knockaround
When did you become a runner? Running became more a part of my life as I realized I wasn’t that great at other sports. I’d played rec sports growing up and hadn’t participated on any travel teams, which led to disappointment when I tried out for high school soccer and basketball. … More In honor of BibRave’s Release the Runner initiative, here’s my college essay about running
Disclaimer: I received free entry to the Dolphin Challenge during Shamrock Marathon Weekend as part of being a BibRave Pro. Learn more about becoming a BibRave Pro (ambassador), and check out BibRave.com to review find and write race reviews! The reason I sign up for races isn’t the shirts or medals — it’s the experience. I love testing myself … More My first virtual race weekend: The Yuengling Shamrock Marathon Weekend Dolphin Challenge
I landed in Atlanta on a Thursday morning, dropped my bag at my friend Jessica’s house and headed out to a Brooks event featuring Des Linden. It was just the start of a jam-packed trip highlighted by The Atlanta Track Club’s America’s Marathon Weekend, which included the U.S. Olympic Team Trials – Marathon on Saturday, … More America’s Marathon Weekend Part 1: Experiencing the Olympic Marathon Trials for the first time
I’m setting four goals for my running and fitness in 2020, and I decided to set at least two non-time goals because those were the only type of goals that I accomplished in 2019. I’m not as fast as I used to be, and for me, running is more than just fast times. But I … More These are the four running/fitness goals I’ve set to motivate myself during 2020
The bad news: I’m running more miles, but my times have somewhat stagnated. The good news: I did hit all of the non-time goals I set for myself in 2019. As I look back on 2019, I’d like to focus on the successes. I had my highest-ever mileage year, I had plenty of fun and … More I hit all my non-time-based running goals in 2019, and other highlights from the year
For the last couple years, I’ve looked back on my year not only with a year-in-review post (which is coming up), but by seeing which posts were most popular among my readers. I published 82 blog posts in 2019, almost the same as the number I published in 2018 — 83. Below, I’ll highlight the … More My most-read posts of 2019