Category: Running Related

How to Be Selfish for the “Active You”

Movement is not optional.  It is a necessary and critical part of living fully and completely.   It supports healing from mental illness.  It makes you more creative and productive.  Whether you like to walk, run, swim, cycle, climb or any other number of activities, you…

9 Questions to Ask Before Skipping a Run

For years I have known that running adds value to my life.  Earlier this year, I wrote an article for Trail Sisters, “Embracing Depression through Trail Running” and through writing this article, I came to understand more deeply the inextricable link that running and…

Zion 100K….The Next Great Adventure

My pursuit to find my limits is pushing me once again to another great adventure. Always keep reaching for new goals to see how far you can go.

Running the Long Game

Scroll through social media and you will get hit hard with lots of promises for fast and easy ways to reach a goal. “Lose 30 pounds in 30 days” “Run your Boston Qualifier in 16 weeks” “Become a millionaire with 5 easy steps” These…

Embracing the Mundane to Make Running Success (or any Success) Possible

I am running a 100K through the Zion National Park, the wind blowing softly through my hair, my feet light as they float across the earth.  The sun gently warms my skin and all is right with the world.   Nary an issue with my…

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…

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