Who is in your Breakfast Club

Who is in your Breakfast Club

Training for any big event can be tough. The days are getting shorter, the nights are getting longer, work and kid stress make you want to stick something in your eye, you’ve got some weird pain in your ear that’s making you not want to train because WebMD...
National Coaches Day

National Coaches Day

  There was an important date marked on my calendar last week. It wasn’t an official national holiday like Halloween or Thanksgiving, and it wasn’t my mom’s birthday. This day is special for a completely different reason. Sunday, October 6 was National Coaches...
Setting Goals

Setting Goals

Think back to your 3rd grade self. You’re between 8-9 years old. You’re learning so much in school! You’re starting to read independently, learn multiplication and division, and you might even be able to walk to the bus stop by yourself.  Now think...
Do something different

Do something different

I love running in races in Iowa. I know it sounds a little strange, but I do. I get to sleep in my own bed. I get to eat my own food. I know a lot of the people and the organizations putting on the events. It’s comfortable. But, one thing that I promised myself...
The Best Things in Life Aren’t Always Free

The Best Things in Life Aren’t Always Free

So there’s this thing I do to myself that causes me pain. In fact, it hurts a lot sometimes, but I still do it at least three or four times per week. It usually makes me really tired afterward and I often have trouble breathing while doing it. Even still, I will...
Girls on the Run: Finding Joy Through Running

Girls on the Run: Finding Joy Through Running

Meatball. Meatball. Meatball.   You may be thinking, “Okay Jordan, either you’re really hungry and thinking about spaghetti for dinner tonight or you’ve gone off the deep end …” (Well, to be honest, it is neither of those situations – but you have to admit that...