In the age of COVD-19, running has become more important than ever. Gyms, fitness studios, pools, and even parks have closed to stop the spread, making running one of the most accessible fitness activities. I’ll be the first to admit that one of the reasons I was drawn to running (after a lifetime of swimming
As COVID-19 continues to spread we’ve all experienced change and stress in our lives. Social distancing is a term many of us had never heard of, but are now using multiple times a day. Races have been cancelled as well as our usual outlets for stress like gyms, fitness studios and group runs. But there are things we CAN do when confined to our homes, and luckily yoga is one of those things.
If you’re reading this blog post looking for a reason to signup for the Tunnel Marathon series as a way to BQ or PR, I’ll stop you here. Because YES, the Tunnel Marathon is without a doubt a great way to snag that last minute BQ or PR in an absolutely gorgeous location at a pretty low key, low stress race.
This weekend someone asked me what my favorite part of the Boston Marathon course was and it took me a little while to articulate an answer. The entire course is so special, but running the Boston Marathon is more than just a race. It’s a whole weekend of experiences, people, and a city that comes
I’m usually a pretty go with the flow kinda gal, but when I have a lot of people see and things I want to do…I go into planning mode. Take my wedding for instance. Not only did I create a pretty precise itinerary for the week for my husband and I to keep us on
We’re officially a week out from the 2019 Boston Marathon. And I’m already having some serious déjà vu from last year…obsessively checking the weather. A few days ago it looked pretty great, but things have taken a turn for the nasty…and eerily reminiscent of last year’s shit show. Last year I showed up in Boston
When I travel, one of my favorite things to do is hit the trails for a run or hike. After all, there’s no better way to explore a new place than by on foot and out in the fresh air. But, I also hate overpacking so I make it my mission to include clothes that
California International Marathon (CIM) tops the list as one of my favorite races and registration officially opens tomorrow — February 28, 2019. Here’s what you need to know about registration: If you’re in the first 1,000 people to register tomorrow you’ll get in at a special rate of $112. Miss the special pre-registration rate? Early
My second half marathon in Florida is officially in the books! And, just like my last one in Myakka State Park, Tampa delivered some serious heat and humidity. My last few weeks have been some of the biggest mileage I’ve ever had, but a short taper had me feeling pretty relaxed and ready to run.
I’m a few days out from PRing at the Aramco Half Marathon in Houston and honestly, still flying pretty high. A well executed race, chilly weather and a solid training block led me to a 5 minute personal best of 1:33:10 on Sunday. But I’m not done yet.