Running When You Don’t Want To Is Still Rewarding

Running is so rewarding, even when we aren't running. It gives you a boost of confidence, increasing your self-esteem, improves your health and revs up your metabolism—rungry anyone? One of the things I have learned from running is accountability. When I have a scheduled run, I make sure that I get out there and get … Continue reading Running When You Don’t Want To Is Still Rewarding

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Happy March: New Month, New Goals

Happy March everyone! Even though we were hit with some snow yesterday, I have faith that warmer weather is upon the horizon. I saw an Instagram photo yesterday that reminded me that bathing suit season is only 12 weeks away. While I am not one to be hung up on how much I resemble a … Continue reading Happy March: New Month, New Goals

When To Take A Break From Half Marathon Training

Wanted to take a minute to bring you all up to speed on my half marathon training. After finishing my  5k in 30-minutes, 30-seconds, I had never felt so strong! However, I was super sore the next day and moved by long-distance run from Sunday to Monday. I also had to make some other adjustments, … Continue reading When To Take A Break From Half Marathon Training

Elite Runner Crawls Across Austin Marathon Finish Line Determined To Finish Race

If you a runner, than you know there often comes a time during long distance runs where you stop running with your body when it starts to give up and instead you run with your heart. The mind is a powerful thing. Your legs may begin to feel like lead, as with each stride you … Continue reading Elite Runner Crawls Across Austin Marathon Finish Line Determined To Finish Race

The joy of Robin Williams will continue to run in our hearts

Beloved Oscar-winning actor and comedian Robin William died Aug. 11 in his California home from a tragic suicide. Williams was known for his roles in “Good Will Hunting,” “Dead Pets Society,” “Mrs. Doubtfire” and as the genie in Disney’s “Aladdin.” But as the world mourns an icon that was able to make us laugh to … Continue reading The joy of Robin Williams will continue to run in our hearts

Half Marathon Training Week 6

This week’s training was all about the miles. Reflecting on the week, I was highly motivated without feeling like I was forcing myself to train. Sometimes when training for longer races, we start to loose that love for the art of running because we feel like we need to get every workout it no matter … Continue reading Half Marathon Training Week 6

Half Marathon Training Week 5

Part of me can’t believe I am five weeks into training already, mainly because my training this time around includes more and longer runs than my first half training. This means the sore body half of me feels like I am way past five weeks, while the other ambitious runner half can’t believe five weeks … Continue reading Half Marathon Training Week 5