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...
5 Reasons To Run Besides Fitness

5 Reasons To Run Besides Fitness

True or False, the only benefits of running is weight loss and physical fitness? FALSE! There are so many misconceptions about running and how it is only for playing children or people who want to lose weight. However, there are much better reasons for incorporating...
4 Audiobooks to Listen to During Your Training Run

4 Audiobooks to Listen to During Your Training Run

Ever put your earbuds in at the start of a run, hit play, and wonder where all your motivation went? You can only listen to your running playlist so many times before the bass drops and guitar solos start to sound a little stale.  Get your mojo back for the last few...