5 Reasons Why I Won’t Do a #RunStreak Again

In December, I was excited to kick off a 41-day #RunStreak to celebrate turning 41. The goal was to run at least one mile every day for 41 days. I’d wanted to do a run streak for some time, and I was excited at first, but then I wasn’t. I ran every ... Read More

6 Ways to Get into Running this Year

To kick off the new year, I rolled out of bed at 6:15 am (a welcome change from 4:45 am) for a five-mile run. Fortunately, I do not keep my iPhone on my nightstand because who knows whether I would have gotten out of my warm bed after seeing it was ... Read More

Let’s Do This: 2015 Running Goals

It’s hard to believe that 2015 will kick off in just a few short hours. I felt like 2014 was a fantastic year, and now I’m already thinking about what I want to make happen in the new year. I really don’t have any speed, mileage or distance goals. I ... Read More

2014 Running Wrap-Up

I’ve seen several other runner friends, including Deb at Deb Runs and Christine and Pam at We Run Disney, posting year-end re-cap posts, so naturally that made me want to put one up too. It was a great year despite missing out on running my third ... Read More

Birthday #RunStreak: Kicking Off 41 Days of Running

Okay, who’s done a #RunStreak? I’ve wanted to do a run streak for a while now, and since today is my birthday (woo-hoo!), I decided that there is no better day than today to start one. So this morning I got up and powered out six miles. Yes, I'm 41 ... Read More

On Being Sidelined by the Flu

I still can’t believe it. I spent more than three months getting up super-early to put in mile after mile in the dark in preparation for the Rehoboth Beach Seashore Marathon only to be sidelined by the flu. This was going to be my third and final ... Read More

5 Tips for a Better (& Safer) City Run

I was in Boston over the weekend for a girls’ getaway. Since I’m training for one last marathon in December I was due for a long run on Saturday. I ran 11 miles all over the city. It wasn’t a great run. I got a bit lost and had to stop a few too many ... Read More

Race Training & Tough Choices (Stop Testing Me)

I signed up for the Rehoboth Beach Marathon ages ago, like within a couple months of finishing last year’s race (the entry fee was super low, like $40, so I had to jump on the registration). Now, as marathon training has barely just begun, I’m being ... Read More

Motivation: 8 Ways to Get Excited About Running

I like to run. I do. At least, I think I do. Some days, however, it’s just not easy to get excited about waking up super-early to run in the darkness. I know we all go through ups and downs about running. If you’re on a low right now, like I am, ... Read More

My Second Marathon: 6 Things I Did So Wrong

In April, I ran my second marathon, the New Jersey Marathon. I was relatively excited to run this race despite the frigid winter we had last year that forced me inside for many of my runs. I’m okay with cold, but it was the icy paths that kept me on ... Read More