How I became a runner…


Long post alert:  🙂 Every now and again I sit down and reflect on my why.  Why did I start running and why do I have such a hard time with it now.  Now something to understand is this.  I … Continue reading

Last Week was Migraine Week


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Last week was a migraine week.  I have them on a regular basis but haven’t had one last almost a whole week for a long time.  It was rough.  So I didn’t run, didn’t blog and did do a whole … Continue reading

Cross Country State Championships…


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I don’t have much to say to recap this weekend.  I spent Friday night in Terre Haute, IN for Saturdays Indiana State Cross Country Championships at Lavern Gibson Championship Cross Country Course.  The race didn’t start until 1pm so we … Continue reading

My Favorite Running Questions and Non Runners…


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As a runner and coach (both track and cross country) I have learned a lot.  I have not, however,  yet learned how to get word out to the non running world how it is not fun to give lackluster responses to … Continue reading

10 Things I wish I knew then…


Recently I have been around a lot of newer runners.  Watching them as they train.  Some just working up to being able to run a mile, some training for their first half marathon and others building toward that very first … Continue reading

Air Force Marathon: T minus 2 Days


There is only 2 days and approximately 3 miles between me and my first full marathon.  So I wanted to share with you guys how my week has been going as this day FINALLY comes around. For those of you … Continue reading

8 Days and a 20 Mile Run!


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Where do I even start for this post.  I guess I can back up to the end of July when I last wrote something.  I just needed a break.  I needed to focus on being a good mom, girlfriend and … Continue reading

Battle Creek Half Marathon


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This recap will be a little different than normal.  I was a pacer for the 11 min/mile group for the inaugural BCHM, so this is more my experience with that and my overall thoughts on the race.  I will still … Continue reading