Last Week’s Training, Fartleks and Good Things

Last Week’s Training, Fartleks and Good Things

I thought I’d share with you last week’s training. It actually was a great week even with the Midwest heat. Our weather has been really hot lately. Last week’s training started with a nice, Sunday 5-mile run on the trails. And … (read more)

Breathing and Running

Breathing and Running

The other day, a friend of mine asked me:  “How do you breathe while you’re running?” When I first started running, I didn’t think much about breathing. I just figured you just breathe. Maybe harder sometimes, but you just breathe. In … (read more)

Long Runs to Short Runs

Long Runs to Short Runs

Wow!! This has been one busy year so far! The Hubs and I have… Run on the Marathon Expedition Running Cruise in the Caribbean Got a new grandson! Ran the Shamrock Shuffle in the Spring I became ambassador to 2 … (read more)

Having FUN Running The Fort 2 Base

Having FUN Running The Fort 2 Base

I loved being an ambassador for Fort 2 Base this year. This was my 5th time running this race and it never gets old! It was easy to share this race with friends and people at race expos because I … (read more)

A Trip to New England with NO Running. What???

A Trip to New England with NO Running. What???

Here’s a post dedicated to my wonderful family! The Hubs and I took a quick trip to my sister’s house in Massachusetts a couple of months ago. We flew out to see our Godson Jayden make his first communion. Did … (read more)

5 Perfect Post-Run Stretches

5 Perfect Post-Run Stretches

We all know it’s important to stretch after a run. But there are many times that as soon as we’re done running, we are off to get our long list of daily jobs done. Now I’m trying to be mindful … (read more)

St. Petes and the ECBC Javelin Day Pack

St. Petes and the ECBC Javelin Day Pack

Well the Hubs and I were flying again. We just got back from a week in the beautiful state of Florida! This trip is our yearly week of recharging before the new school year starts. So we grabbed our BFFs… … (read more)

5 Must-Do Exercises for Plantar Fasciitis & Tommie Copper Sport Orthotics

5 Must-Do Exercises for Plantar Fasciitis & Tommie Copper Sport Orthotics

To a runner, your feet are probably  the most important part of your body. Running just sucks when your feet hurt. 5 years ago I suffered from one of the worst pains known to a runner–Plantar Fasciitis. It’s not shocking … (read more)

Breathe, Run and Smile SHIRTS and Pretty Feet!

Breathe, Run and Smile SHIRTS and Pretty Feet!

I’m so excited to show you a little project I’ve been working on! Breathe, Run, Smile SHIRTS! Whether you are running, practicing yoga or taking care of your kids (or grandkids in my case!), you are going to love these … (read more)

XX2i Optics Australia1 Sunglasses

XX2i Optics Australia1 Sunglasses

“Disclaimer: I received the XX2i Australia1 Sunglasses to review as part of being a BibRave Pro. Learn more about becoming a BibRave Pro (ambassador), and check out BibRave.com to review, find and write race reviews!” As a BibRave Pro I get to … (read more)