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“Well, at least my uterus didn’t fall out!” – Finding Silverlinings When a Race Goes Bad

Red, orange, and yellow dance across the horizon. I cup my hands and huff into them. My arms look scaly, covered with with a littering of goosebumps. I turn to the sunrise and dream of the warmth I will soon feel. “Five more minutes…

Running Across the Years and the Lessons My Kids Learn from Running

Christmas morning, three weeks ago, I rub the sleep from my eyes as I wake to squealing children. Smells of brewing coffee waft into the bedroom and spur me into action. My boys vibrate as they anticipate the presents they are about to open….

Why New Years Resolutions Are Pointless and What You Should Do Instead

New Years makes us want to start afresh but resolutions aren’t the way to start the new year. Read more to learn about a better way to start the New Year off well.

How to Refill Your Energy Well When Life Gets Overwhelming

About 6 weeks ago, I returned home after 3 months away from my family.  While I enjoyed parts of my time alone, like always having a clean apartment and not having to pick up after anyone, being away from my husband and kids was…

Why You Need a Running “Emergency Action Plan”

Two weeks ago my family visited me in DC which was refreshing for my soul.  I had set up my training program so that the week they were here would be a down week, an easy week.  I planned it this way to maximize…

The Beginning of My Running Story

In college, I ran a mile here and a mile there to keep the freshman 15 off.  It worked for the most part. Leading up to my wedding, I ran a mile here and a mile there to fit into my dress.  It definitely worked that…

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