Saying Yes to Hard Things in Time of Uncertainty

This time of year is supposed to be about growth, fresh starts, and new beginnings. We count on spring to bring renewed excitement and energy with its warm sunshine and budding trees. This year, we’re experiencing spring with looming anxiety and a lot of uncertainty...

Running During the Holidays

OK, so the title of this is pretty obvious 🙂  One of the things that I love about the holidays is the food. I’ll admit that I’ve had some issues in my past with “portion control” which caused a significant weight gain for me, but once I...

Guide to Off-Season Training

Now that December is here, winter winds and snow are coming. For most runners, winter provides an optimal time to take a step back and evaluate your training program. Whether it’s completely taking a break from running or simply reducing your mileage and running easy...

The Finish Line is Just the Beginning

The Finish Line is Just the Beginning – 3 Life Lessons Everyone Can Learn from GOTR About four years ago, when I first signed up as a coach for Girls on the Run, I simply thought it would be a great volunteering opportunity. It still is to this day – but...

What’s next? 

Recently, I had a grandfather of a high school runner ask me for some tips on what they could do during the off-season to improve. He told me about the kid’s fast times, goals of running in college, successes and frustrations. I told him congrats. Then I blindsided...