Weekly Running Log Rundown

Maintaining my running schedule and returning to work, like: But, I am doing it and that counts for something. Sunday: And just like that, we are back in Sarajevo. It feels good to be back and running! Monday: I slept exactly zero hours last night but got myself out running, busted out and broke inContinue reading “Weekly Running Log Rundown”

Weekly Running Log Rundown

Sunday: I had planned on doing an evening run when I returned from our camping trip, but I ended up slipping in some water that had dripped on our hardwood, falling and hitting my head hard on the wall. My first concussion. I spent the night resting and confused. Monday: I felt better this morningContinue reading “Weekly Running Log Rundown”

Chris Bell: Thoughts from an Ultra Runner

Bangkok Runners is this amazing and welcoming running group—that is how I was introduced to Chris. On the weekends, runners would meet to run in the Khao Mai Keow jungle, located outside of Pattaya, Thailand. He rarely missed. Sometimes even when I had made no plans of a group trail blaze, I would bump intoContinue reading “Chris Bell: Thoughts from an Ultra Runner”

Weekly Running Log Rundown

From small injuries, to running with my kids, to hiking the mountains of Idaho, it has been a varied and interesting week in my running life. Sunday: I wanted to run hills today but my knee had other plans. Flat path it is. It is much better after foam rolling though. Monday: When the husbandContinue reading “Weekly Running Log Rundown”

Run For Your Life 10k

Boise, Idaho 10k Race Report The same week as my race, my mother and mother-in-law had surprised me with a spa day so I could get a deep tissue massage to work out some of the knots that have been hanging around for too long. My massage lady nailed those knots, but it left meContinue reading “Run For Your Life 10k”

Weekly Running Log Rundown

The week didn’t start off that great in the injury sector. It has ended much better than it started.   Sunday: Took the day after the marathon off to recover. My recovery time has been much shorter in recent years. Monday: I went slow and easy. B joined me on his bike. It was goodContinue reading “Weekly Running Log Rundown”

Idaho Falls Marathon

Idaho Falls, Idaho Sub-4 Hour Marathon Race Recap Let me try to make a short story long. Being just far enough away from our home to not warrant turning around into our already long road trip to northern Idaho, I realized I had accidentally went all purist and forgot my headphones and armband at home.Continue reading “Idaho Falls Marathon”

Weekly Running Log Rundown

Sunday: Starting to taper for the marathon coming up. Nice to take it easy. Monday: Rest day and road trip day. Tuesday: Shorter runs this week for the race Saturday, but I managed to get some hill work in and see some beautiful countryside while we stay with the in-laws. Wednesday: A slow run throughContinue reading “Weekly Running Log Rundown”

Homemade Deodorant Recipe

This may seem tangential or tenuously connected to running, but hey, runners get smelly. Deodorant makes you less smelly. So, here is a recipe for a natural deodorant that is better for you and the environment and it is terribly easy to make. Here you go: Homemade Deodorant Recipe: 1 cup baking soda 1/2 cupContinue reading “Homemade Deodorant Recipe”

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”