You Just Need Shoes to Start

You Just Need Shoes to Start

When I started running again last year, I hadn’t realized that it would be the foundation of sanity in my life during a historic pandemic. During these times of considerable uncertainty– it’s essential to hold on to some sense of normalcy; this...
Saying Yes to Hard Things in Time of Uncertainty

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...
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...
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...
Acceptance

Acceptance

While running can be hard, consistently running over a span of several years can be even harder. I’ll be the first to admit that my running game has struggled as of late. Although I have mostly remained an active runner for the last six years, I have had a few...