RRCA Coaching Certification Course

RRCA Coaching Certification Course

In May, I took the RRCA Coaching Certification Course in Lake Zurich, Illinois. RRCA stands for Road Runners Club of America. The RRCA has created a national community of knowledgeable and ethical distance running coaches to work with runners at … (read more)

Protein for Runners

Protein for Runners

The Hubs and I have started really focusing on our post-run drinks lately especially adding protein.  Protein for runners is so important if you want to help your body rebuild and stay strong. You should see us as we stumble … (read more)

Boston’s Run to Remember–Race Day!

Boston’s Run to Remember–Race Day!

I’m going to start this post with a packing tip! Packing Tip! Don’t forget to pack 3 sets of running clothes. One for a hot race (70 degrees or more), one for nice running weather (50-65 degrees) and one for … (read more)

Boston’s Run to Remember: Pre-Race Day!

Boston’s Run to Remember: Pre-Race Day!

Part One: Traveling The Hubs and I ran the Boston’s Run to Remember Half Marathon last weekend. It was one of the most organized, emotional races we have ever run. The Boston’s Run to Remember is a tribute to fallen … (read more)

BondiBand Ambassador and GIVE-AWAY!

BondiBand Ambassador and GIVE-AWAY!

That’s right friends, I am now a BondiBand Ambassador. What does that exactly mean? It means I get to share another one of my favorite running “tools” with you–BondiBands! Did you notice that I run with my BondiBand all the … (read more)

The Fierce Fiesta 5K!

The Fierce Fiesta 5K!

We had a blast at a local race called the Fierce Fiesta 5K. They called it Fierce because it was on a very hilly golf course. It was really fun because our kids decided to run/walk it too! I love … (read more)

Tempo Run

Tempo Run

We are down to the last 3 weeks of training for our first half marathon this year! I had to tweak our training a bit due to work schedules, family events and just plain life… As you can see by … (read more)

Happy Mother’s Day and Another Training Week!

Happy Mother’s Day and Another Training Week!

Happy Mother’s Day to all the mommies and grandmas out there! I hope your day was full of daughters, sons, grandkids, puppies, kitties and love. And maybe even some running.  I need to give a big shout-out to my own … (read more)

Garmin Forerunner  225 Review

Garmin Forerunner 225 Review

There are 2 things that will make a runner really mad: The battery going dead on their watch. Forgetting to turn on their watch. This made me laugh because it’s so true. Be sure to check out Sean Kapitain at … (read more)

50 States Half Marathon Challenge

50 States Half Marathon Challenge

While on the Great Alaskan Cruise, the Hubs and I were introduced to a great running challenge: The 50 States Half Marathon Club! Yup, there are clubs that you can pick the race you want to run and do one in … (read more)