Your water bottle is filled to the brim with ice cold water. Your running shoes are laced up. Your playlist is updated and waiting to be played (don’t forget your headphones!). Your watch is charged and strapped onto your wrist, ready to track the run you’re about to embark on. You step outside, putting one… Continue reading 5 B.S. Excuses Runners Use to Get Away with Not Wearing Sunscreen
Alright. It’s been two weeks, I think it’s time to talk about it. Back in April I wrote a blog post telling you guys I was training for my sixth half marathon and that Caitlyn (my running buddy) and I set our first time goal. Our fastest time for finishing a half marathon was two… Continue reading Why My 6th Half Marathon Was the Best and Worst Run of My Life
Woo-hoo, another Medal Monday! This one's going to be a good one because we're getting into the half marathon medals, which are usually bigger and cooler. My first half marathon was the Iron Girl Half Marathon in Clearwater, Florida. there were palm trees everywhere and everything was pink. I was thriving. The story behind this… Continue reading Medal Monday: Iron Girl Half Marathon
When people think about running, or just exercising in general, they think there's some crazy and complicated formula behind getting started (myself included), mostly because they don't know how to begin. They don't want to start until they feel like they know what they're doing. More often than not, that's the reason why people quit before… Continue reading The Secret to Getting Started
When I started running two years ago, I thought I was just going to literally put one foot in front of the other until I finished my run and that would be it. I wasn't in any way prepared for the lessons I would learn through all of those miles. Running has been an incredible… Continue reading 5 Life Changing Lessons Running Teaches Us
My favorite day of the week! Medal Monday. One of the best parts about running a half marathon, or any race in general, is the medal you get after crossing the finish line. The symbol of all your hard work, determination and the endless miles you've put in. I spend a significant amount of time… Continue reading Medal Monday: Gasparilla
Why would you tirelessly put in the effort and hard work into running consistently and deprive yourself of identifying as a runner? There are no rules to running! You don't have to be great at it to call yourself a runner. I totally get not wanting to call yourself a runner when you first start.… Continue reading Why Do We Struggle to Call Ourselves Runners?