Category: Running Related

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…

Balancing Motherhood, Family, and Running

Being a mother and a runner can be difficult to balance. We all have our coping strategies that make that balance a little easier to achieve. Learn about how I manage that in my life.

How to Chase Away Despair

Read about the Strategies I use to get through days when despair tries to carry me away….

DC Running Tour and a Lesson in Making Choices

I am on a four month temporary assignment in Washington DC.  I did a short work trip earlier in the year, my first time in DC, but didn’t get a chance to see much.  Being in this city is quite amazing.  Of course I…

How to Choose What Helps YOU Grow

We live in a culture of do more with less time, less money, less resources.  Your Facebook feed is probably littered with articles such as “Do XYZ every day” and “5 Food to Eat Every Day” and “10 Habits of Successful People”.  The message…

Becoming an Ultra Runner Started with the Courage to Face My Fears

I recently ran 50 miles for the time at the Antelope Canyon UltraMarathon. It was an amazing accomplishment and I am immensely proud of myself. As I reflect on this latest accomplish, I can’t help but turn back time to the first time I…

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