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)

5 Hill Running Tips

5 Hill Running Tips

The last couple of weeks have been a blur! My Spring Break was packed with my family and the grandkids! We are enjoying having a tiny baby around again. And now a big, 2-year-old boy! Racing season has started for … (read more)

Kudos to Race Directors

Kudos to Race Directors

Even though I have never been a race director, I have helped out before. Plus running in 90+ races, I have seen a thing or two. So I have to give a big shout out to–RACE DIRECTORS! Often the unsung heroes … (read more)

The Shamrock Shuffle

The Shamrock Shuffle

The Hubs and I ran the Bank of America Shamrock Shuffle in Chicago this weekend! Have I told you I LOVE RUNNING IN THE CITY???? And I was extra excited because this was our first race of this year. The … (read more)

7 Training Tips For Your First Half-Marathon and Happy Easter!

7 Training Tips For Your First Half-Marathon and Happy Easter!

The Hubs and I are excited because we signed up for the Boston Run to Remember Half Marathon in May. I love Boston and this run looked perfect for us. My sister lives out there and already plans on meeting … (read more)

Getting over the Flu and 2 Exciting Things to Tell YOU!

Getting over the Flu and 2 Exciting Things to Tell YOU!

Wow, it seems like everyone is getting sick here in Illinois or is it the whole USA??? It finally hit me like a ton of bricks. Throwing-up all night last Saturday WAS NO FUN! Then it was 2 days of … (read more)