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...]

Dynamic Warm Up for Runners

Can we talk about warming up today?  I'm sure you have all heard that completing a warm up is best before any workout.  While I know this to be true, I'm coming clean with all of you today and admitting that I haven't always been the best at … [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...]

Things I’m Loving: May 2016

May was a month full of fun visitors, travel, running, and being outside.  I loved it!! Here are my highlights from the month :) Products and Services I'm Loving Firmoo Sunglasses I have worked with Firmoo in the past when I needed a new … [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...]

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...]

Colfax Half Marathon Training Update: Week 5 (and 6)

Hey friends! So, I'm a little out of schedule with my half marathon posting updates, but instead of just not sharing at all this week I thought I would share weeks 5 and 6 together instead of a Five Things Friday post :) Training has been going … [Read more...]

Colfax Half Marathon Training Update: Week 1

Hey friends! I hope the first full week of spring has been treating you well.  The weather here in Denver has been a bit of a roller coaster (per usual), but it's all good! With warmer weather hanging out occasionally (and hopefully here to stay … [Read more...]