Where My Runners at

Where My Runners at

Where my runners at?! Hands up if you, like me, are ready for pedicure season! If you’re a regular runner, you likely know it can do a number on your feet. I’ve certainly put my toes through the test myself – scroll down to see my most recent injury. Whether...
Why?

Why?

“That doesn’t make sense.” This was the response from my 6-year-old daughter, Keagan, upon hearing that instead of eating lunch today I had gone for a run (in my defense it was 70 degrees and sunny, the literal definition of perfect weather.) I told her to get in line...
Six Months Out

Six Months Out

Boy..oh boy…what a winter this one has been. I can’t remember the last winter in the past 15 years where I haven’t wanted to be outside as much as this winter. Polar vortex…bipolar vortex…whatever you want to call it, I think we can agree on one thing…IT SUCKED!!! And...
Girls on Run: A Coach’s Perspective

Girls on Run: A Coach’s Perspective

  A couple years ago, I was coaching my first Girls on the Run season at an elementary school here in Des Moines. My team was an amazing group of 3rd-5th grade girls, some who had participated in the program before, and a few who were first-timers. However, most of...