Running Log Rundown

Blue skies, bust out those thighs. It has been gorgeous, sunny spring-like weather–optimal for running. My Vitamin D fix has been satiated. Every day I wake up and am grateful that I get to run without putting on layers and layers of fleece-lined spandex, nor facing such hot and humid conditions that slow me downContinue reading “Running Log Rundown”

12 Tips for Running in the Heat

It is getting hot out there. Time to talk about how to survive the heat and still log your running miles. Here are some tips that I can offer after years of running in the heat and humidity.  1. Frozen water bottle. Carry a frozen water bottle and alternate hands. Even put it on yourContinue reading “12 Tips for Running in the Heat”

Upcoming Races

I always like to have a line-up of races on the docket to look forward to. Spring to fall are prime race seasons, so there are a lot to choose from–it was hard to decide! Idaho, USA 🇺🇸 Update: I accidentally signed up for two more races in Boise. July 4th, Firecracker Frolic Half Marathon.Continue reading “Upcoming Races”

Marathon Thoughts Told in GIFs

Thoughts During a Marathon Pre-Race Shhh…coffee. All the coffee. Mile 1 I have so much energy! I could run for days. Mile 2 Epic. Mile 4 I found my stride. This is awesome. I’m already 4 miles in. There isn’t that much left. Mile 6 Maybe I am crazy? Mile 8 Nope. I am totalContinue reading “Marathon Thoughts Told in GIFs”

Taper Tantrum

Let the great taper tantrum begin.     Running is how I survive all the hard stuff in my life. It is where I find balance, peace, and freedom. It is my time. When I have to start tapering I feel it go against everything in my being. However, tapering has been proven to improveContinue reading “Taper Tantrum”

50k Gear Check

Do I send her with a stake, silver bullets or a garlic necklace? –An accidental haiku, by Mr. G As you likely know, I am preparing for my first Ultra. I have been gathering my needed gear for months now. What do you think–am I prepared or am I forgetting anything? 1. I am prettyContinue reading “50k Gear Check”