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Yes, Runners Are Crazy (But Oh So Awesome)

Last night, I met up with my running group for our Wednesday workout. A little over 3 miles of hill drills. Fun, fun.

But what I was really looking forward to was our guest speaker afterwards–Jamil Coury, founder of… 493 more words


Telling the truth.

How funny.  I never have writer’s block.  But I’ve started this post three different ways, and erased all of them.  I keep starting and stopping, staring at the blank screen, trying to think of the right way to put this. 1,231 more words


I'll take the good pain

I have been enduring a significant amount of pain in my shins for the duration of this season, thus far. It has been draining and defeating, and before every run workout I dread failure. 524 more words

Training Stories

Race recap: Mesquite Canyon half marathon

So here’s the deal. Apparently we’re both nuts. When Jason and I planned a trip to visit friends in Arizona in March, he looked up races in the area and decided… 1,121 more words


Salomon X-Scream Review (City To Trail Edition)

Salomon launched the “X-Scream” shoe this March where Salomon created the  “city trail” series or in other words, a trail/road hybrid for one that looking for the best of both world… 1,055 more words

Run For Your "LIFE"

behind the scenes: Sean the "Run Bum"

this past weekend, I had the insanely awesome, and very spontaneous pleasure of photographing Sean, “Run Bum,” up on the trails of the Blue Ridge Parkway. 199 more words


Downhill Running

For an old runner like me and had a history of running-related injury on my knees, I need to be extra careful and very deliberate on my steps when I am faced with a steep downhill part of the course. 664 more words