Running Friends

I’ve talked about this before, but anyone who thinks running is a solo sport is doing it wrong. Running is a team sport, whether your team is Olympics-bound, sponsored by a major shoe company, a local running club, or simply a group of friends who run.  More than I’ve ever actually loved the physical act […]

Helping her helped me.

Unless you’ve been living under a rock, you know by now that Desiree Linden won the Boston Marathon yesterday, in arguably some of the worst weather conditions a runner can compete in (thank you, 5439238672265th day of winter…).  Des decided early on that yesterday wasn’t her day (spoiler: it was SO her day). She thought […]

Five Things Friday: 2.9.2018

It’s been a busy week, and I wondered if I’d hit my goal of at least one blog post or not, but here we go!  1. I’ve decided to switch from the full marathon to the half for Pittsburgh. Training has been nonexistent the past few months, and the pressure to try and catch up […]

Groundhog Day

Punxsutawney Phil saw his shadow, and true to form, it snowed here today. Personally, I’m pretty much over winter and ready for spring time (or at the very least, temperatures above 25F on a regular basis).  It’s Groundhog Day, and while I’m not stuck in a time warp like Bill Murray, I am going to […]

Five Things Friday: 1.26.2018

First things first, if you’re new to my blog, WELCOME!  It’s my first Five Things Friday of the year! Here goes… 1. Marathon training has been completely on hold this month due to work travel and illness (and the ridiculously cold temperatures we’ve had this month – I just don’t handle the cold well). I’m […]