Running In The Heat: How To Survive The Sun

Running in the summer can be just as much as a challenge as running in the winter. We might prefer sunlight and shorts over mountains of snow and layers upon layers just to keep us warm. But running in the heat brings with it a whole set of other challenges. But there are tips to … Continue reading Running In The Heat: How To Survive The Sun

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Week 3 Half Marathon Training

July 14-20th:  Week three of my training proved to be the hardest yet. This was not because there was more runs or because they were longer distance. It was because I went away on vacation, making sticking to the program a huge challenge. This week consisted of missing quite a few runs. I packed for … Continue reading Week 3 Half Marathon Training

Life Lessons: Embrace Your Inner Child

Work hard, laugh harder. We all want to be happy. Have you ever watched children playing? Hear the sounds of their infectious laughter, high pitched giggles that make their seemingly permanent smiles contagious? Today I woke up happy. I woke up early with one thought on my mind: running. I find myself thinking about going … Continue reading Life Lessons: Embrace Your Inner Child

Take the time to smell springtime roses—after taking your allergy medication

When we think of springtime, we think of the sun shinning in all its glory down at rising flowers, their pedals opening up to displays of yellow, orange, pink, and purple. Once the spring season is in full swing, it is hard not to want to be outside, enjoying strolls along the park, as we … Continue reading Take the time to smell springtime roses—after taking your allergy medication

Beautiful Morning

I was deep in an underworld of slumber, following behind someone guiding me through empty rooms that were a mix between a factory and a school in video game like realm, jumping up and scaling pipes and ducking against walls 007 style, when my alarm went off. It was 6 a.m. I made myself a … Continue reading Beautiful Morning