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Summer Hydration Essentials

I resisted carrying water on runs for as long as possible, because I always thought it would be uncomfortable and weigh me down. However, with the heat we’ve had this summer I finally broke down and bought a Nathan handheld water bottle. 292 more words


*Leap of faith*

I had a shitty week. Which you already know if you follow me on Instagram because within five minutes of leaving work yesterday evening, I was on a bar stool at a restaurant just a few doors down… 631 more words

Don't Be Afraid to Fail - Don't Be Afraid to Fly

So…this is it!  The last long run before the big day.  This is the make or break point.  And, I’m really, really nervous about it.  Every single one of my 20 milers (the 2 prior to this one), I have gutted out…alone.  787 more words

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My Favorite Places to Sweat: Houston

Just because Houston’s hot, doesn’t mean we don’t like to workout. Just give us some Nuun, our favorite running trails and we’ll sweat it out! If you’re looking to explore the hottest city in the south, Houston’s got you covered with trails, bike paths, parks and plenty of fitness studios. 413 more words


A Week of Training & Trails (July 25-31)

The temperatures this week cooperated with a heavy mileage week. I’m 7 weeks out from The North Face Endurance Challenge 50 miler in Eagle, Wisconsin (check out my discount page for a discount). 483 more words

Why this wasn't my year for my 1st Half Ironman

The time had finally arrived.  It was Sunday morning, the morning of my first Half Ironman.  My training partners and I had been tediously watching the weather channel for the past 10 days and keeping tabs on the water temperature in Lake Michigan.   984 more words

Three months being MIA

Since I ran the Boston Marathon I have been a busy lady and this post is to share where I have been for the three months. 1,040 more words