The Rundown – Taper Me!

You know you have had a successful training cycle when you are looking forward to your taper. Last week I finally hit the point of mental exhaustion – just in time for my taper this week and then (gulp) my race on Sunday. Here goes everything… WEEK OF MAY...

Advice My Mom Never Gave Me About Marriage

This is a big weekend for me. My husband and I celebrate 10 years of being married and, it’s mother’s day. I’m always grateful to have a sort of happy distraction from mother’s day since my mom died so many years ago. It’s still somehow...

My Guys Are Spies! #MukikiMToys (VIDEO)

Wouldn’t it be great to be a spy? Obviously not an actual spy like on Homeland where you could get killed every half-minute, have to subject yourself to various forms of torture and have more pictures of dead bodies on your iPhone than a serial killer. I mean a...

The Rundown – Dress Rehearsal

When I was in ballet and jazz for the better part of my adolescence, there was a saying before our big spring recital, “A bad rehearsal means a good show!” I certainly hope that is a boldfaced lie because I have had an amazing week of dress rehearsal for...

The Worst Race Day Ever and How to Avoid Having Another One

If you have been running and racing for any length of time, you have probably experienced the worst race day ever. Possibly two. There are just so many factors out of a runner’s control, coupled with the fact of having just one day to race, after what was most...

Upper Body Workout for Runners! #WednesdayRoundUp

Yeeehawwww! It’s time for another end of the month workout round up with all my crazy ass runner friends! This time we’re focused on upper body workouts for runners and how a strong upper body can help with fatigue, form and pure power in performance....