Boulder Rez Half Marathon and 4 Things I Learned from NOT Achieving My Goal

This morning started out nice and easy with a later than usual yoga practice, a free coffee from Thump, and a casual walk with Bernie.  I decided to give myself a "treat" morning because this past weekend, I completed my 8th half marathon, the … [Read more...]

Glute and Core Workout {Kettlebell + Bodyweight}

Recently, I have been doing a LOT of running…like seriously a lot (at least for me!).  I've mentioned it before that I am really trying to work on my running speed, so I've been running with a friend once a week for the past couple of months now. … [Read more...]

4 IT Band Stretches Perfect for Runners

Running has always been been a challenge for me.  Yes, I realize I've completed 7 half marathons, a full marathon and now I'm training for my 8th half marathon (with a focus on speed work to boot!), but running isn't something that comes naturally to … [Read more...]

Five Things Friday 6.24.2016

Thank goodness for the weekend! Hopefully you have some fun activities on the agenda and nice summer weather headed your way. Brian and I are still trying to figure out what we are planning to do, but I think our plans will include a hike, … [Read more...]

Bolder Boulder 10K 2016 Race Recap

On Memorial Day, Brian and I ran the Bolder Boulder for the second time! (You can check out our recap from last year here!) We had such an amazing experience running the Bolder Boulder 10k last year, that we knew we were going to run this race … [Read more...]

Denver Colfax Half Marathon Recap

Last weekend, I completed my 7th half marathon when I crossed the finish line of the Colfax Half Marathon. The race overall was not a PR for me, but I am still SO happy with my time.  I finished in 1:48:29 at an average pace of 8:16. :) Now for … [Read more...]

Sweet Potato Fried Rice {Grain-Free!}

A flavorful and comforting grain-free fried rice recipe for those who are sensitive to grains (or just want to experiment with a fun new way to eat sweet potato!).  This delicious fried rice recipe is so convincing that you will NOT miss the rice one … [Read more...]

Colfax Half Marathon Training Update: Weeks 7 and 8

I can't really believe it, but it's already RACE WEEK! Last Wednesday, I ran my final long run of 12 miles, so this week it's all about the taper.  I felt great after the 12 mile run with minimal soreness the days following, which was definitely a … [Read more...]

Georgetown to Idaho Springs Half Marathon Recap

I hope you all had a wonderful weekend! This weekend, I completed my first half marathon in over a year! I'm not sure of my official time or pace yet, but according to my watch I finished at around 1:53 with about an 8:40 pace.  Not too bad if you … [Read more...]

Bolder Boulder 10K Race Recap

Yesterday, Brian and I ran our second official race in Colorado (the first was the Neon Dash!) and our first race of 2015--the Bolder Boulder 10k. Believe it our not, I first heard about this race while living in Indiana from the other members … [Read more...]