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...
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...
Grateful

Grateful

  Guys. It has been a rough winter. Full disclosure… until recently, I hadn’t run much since the Des Moines Marathon last October. And by much, I really mean at all. I can blame it on a million things, but mostly I was burnt out. November and December were...