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

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

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

Asheville Marathon 2017 + a discount code


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I was recently chosen to be an Ambassador for 2017’s Asheville Marathon at Biltmore Estate in Asheville, North Carolina! Not only is this a beautiful place to visit but you get to run the entire race on the property of … Continue reading

My Racing Bucket List


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I haven’t been writing much for the last week since Diggs (my 12 year old) decided to expose my household to pink eye.  So instead of opening up my laptop and writing I was disinfecting everything in my home.  🙂 … Continue reading