When Just Showing Up is a Victory

“Step up, show up, never give up” I’ve been known to be competitive, both with myself and with others. Part of it is I enjoy pushing to always be my best, even when it comes to workouts. The other part is I believe competing against others makes us better....

Yes, You Can Run a Marathon – Here’s Why

“It always seems impossible until it’s done.” Training for a marathon is something. There’s the obvious stuff. You get up before dawn to run for an hour before work. You eat more food that you ever thought possible. You sacrifice happy hours, sleeping in on Saturdays,...

Tips for How to Qualify for the Boston Marathon

“Boston is a state of mind.” It’s Boston Marathon time. Oh how I love the Boston Marathon. Last year, I had the opportunity to watch it, as I was a few weeks into maternity leave. I know my son didn’t realize how cool it was to see Des Linden bring it home, nor did he...

Why I Love Running

“You make my heart beat faster” Last week, I came to a tough and literally painful realization. At 32 weeks pregnant, I laced up my running shoes and hit the treadmill for the last time until Baby P aka p-nut arrives. I’ve reached the point where I’m feeling pain...

How to Stay Safe Running in the Dark

“Hello darkness, my old friend” Last week’s blog was the unofficial start of winter running, and I was excited to share tips to help all brave the temps and enjoy the outdoor miles during this beautiful season. This week brings more on outdoor running during another...
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