The Rundown – Fresh Start

For anyone who has school age kids, September feels more like the beginning of a new year than January. For me, it’s the signaling of a fresh start. I want to wipe away the negativity and unmotivated feelings of the past spring and summer and focus only on today...

3 Times Mental Strength Meant Not Racing #RunItWednesday

It’s been a rough year around here but I have certainly learned a lot about myself and what racing means to me. By realizing mental strength is not always about toughing it out and toeing the line, I’ve opened up an entire new world of possibilities....

The Rundown – A Strong Practice

Now that I’m a regular yogi (I have attended yoga class three weeks in a row!) I’ve started to really love being on my mat. Of course, I run at least four miles prior to class because even “power yoga” leaves me with too much excess energy on a...

The Rundown – A Different Kind of Hard

For most people the hard part of exercising and racing is getting up and out the door everyday and especially the day of the race. For me, it’s so much harder to stay in bed and chose not to train or race even though it’s a much smarter...