Running During the Holidays

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...
Top Five Holiday Gifts for Runners

Top Five Holiday Gifts for Runners

What to get the runner who has it all? Secret Santa running club ideas needed? Stocking stuffers for your favorite marathoner? Although picking out the perfect holiday gift for a loved one can be challenging, picking out the perfect holiday gift for the runner in your...
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...
Staying Healthy

Staying Healthy

For a couple of years after college, I lived and worked in the mountains of south-central Colorado at 9000 feet at a conference center. I had charge of a herd of 20 horses and a small staff of wranglers. We led rides into the mountains, and I teamed up with a...
Two Heads May be Better than One

Two Heads May be Better than One

When it comes to running, I am a lone wolf. I may occasionally run with a friend but never regularly. For the most part I enjoy running alone. I train alone, I run races alone, and I always run my daily run alone. Running is my ME time. I have never joined a running...
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...