Weekly Running Log Rundown

Hey hey hey! It is that time of week again–weekly running log rundown. Early Madonna is my spirit animal. Getting back into the groove this week. Sunday: Went to the Foothills for some trails. I ended up doing the Cobb Trail, making a loop back home. I have been getting more rest and felt muchContinue reading “Weekly Running Log Rundown”

(Mostly) Healthy Cookie Recipe

Healthy Cookie Recipe These are great for a pre-run snack and a guilt-free treat. They have banana and oats, some pretty awesome running fuel. Ingredients for the “dough” base: 3 overripe bananas (I freeze mine and pull them out when I am ready to use) 3.5 cups oats 1/2 cup any kind of milk 2-3Continue reading “(Mostly) Healthy Cookie Recipe”

8 Motivations to Run

Need motivation? Here are some reasons to run. Endorphins. It’s a fact, your emotional state will vastly improved when you start running. Those endorphins pumping through your body are powerful, making you pretty damn happy as a result. Time to yourself. Think of running as time away to improve yourself, letting your mind be openContinue reading “8 Motivations to Run”

Individual Sports vs Team Sports

It’s funny–people assume that because I run, I must be into all sports. They speak to me like I know what team is which. I mean, for instance, I truly don’t know if the Cubs are baseball or football. I don’t care enough to Google it. I don’t know anything about the rules of volleyballContinue reading “Individual Sports vs Team Sports”

Weekly Running Log Rundown

I was feeling pretty dead this week. So, I listened to my body and went slower. Sunday: My legs were hella tired today. Two half marathons in one week, both sub 1:45 half’s, had my legs asking for a recovery run–slow n’ easy. Monday: Shortie run. Had to get out of town and needed toContinue reading “Weekly Running Log Rundown”

Running While Camping

Camping Destination: Stanley, Idaho Camping is probably my favorite summertime activity. I am grateful to have been camping since I was baby. Getting outside into nature is deeply and innately ingrained in all of us. Providing this for my children is always at the top of the parental and summer list. Watching my children connectContinue reading “Running While Camping”

Weekly Running Log Rundown

Hey, hey! I hope you are having a lovely summer weekend! Here is my running log rundown for the week. Sunshine with a chance of sunshine this week. Sunday: The in-laws were in town, I so tried to get out earlier than most of my summer runs have been. I don’t want to make themContinue reading “Weekly Running Log Rundown”

Treatment for Plantar Fasciitis

Two years ago, I hadn’t even heard of plantar fasciitis. Now it feels like I only purchase shoes based on this. I also feel like I went half mad and half broke trying to cure myself. If you don’t know what it is, it probably means you are lucky enough to not suffer from it.Continue reading “Treatment for Plantar Fasciitis”

Weekly Running Log Rundown

How I felt this week: Sunday: Sunny Sunday here in Boise. Saw my first snake of the season, some natural artwork left by a fellow Idahoan, and even ran into a friend biking the path with her crew. Monday: Mondays are supposed to be my day off from running, but I decided to get theContinue reading “Weekly Running Log Rundown”

My “Why” Behind Ultrarunning. — thedancingrunner

So I was watching this awesome Billy Yang documentary about THE WHY…why many runners venture off into the amazing sport of ultrarunning. It’s actually a great video and I am posting it here so you should take some time out of your day and watch it if you have not seen it. I thought today […]Continue reading “My “Why” Behind Ultrarunning. — thedancingrunner”