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...]

Rock ‘n’ Roll Denver Marathon Recap

Yesterday I finished the Rock 'n' Roll Denver Marathon! In April, I turned 26 years old and I vowed that I wanted to run 26 miles for 26 years.  AND I DID IT! I am still in disbelief that the marathon is over and done with.  Overall, the … [Read more...]

Tips for Getting Through a Long Run

Guys it's MARATHON week! I'm really trying to stay calm and not completely freak out, so this week I am focusing on great nutrition, rest, hydration, and mental focus and clarity.  Yes! So much of marathon training is MENTAL. Today, I decided I … [Read more...]

Stretches I Do After Long Runs

Happy Wednesday! How is the week treating you?  Hopefully not too bad! As many of you know, I am training for my first FULL marathon.  Last week, I ran my final and longest long run of the training program at 20 miles.  I still can't believe I … [Read more...]

Five Things Friday 9.4.2015

Happy Friday and happy September, friends! Can you believe it's been a month since I wrote my last Five Things Friday post?  I guess August was a pretty crazy month, but I'm back and so happy about it! Unfortunately, this long weekend is not … [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...]

Five Things Friday 6.26.2015

Happy Friday, friends! This week has been another one full of textbooks, highlighters, and notecards but I did manage to squeeze a little bit of fun in! Tuesday night, I went to Marisa's (from Uproot from Oregon) cooking class she taught … [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...]

Saucony Triumph ISO #WOAHface

Hey guys! I hope you are having a great Thanksgiving week :)  Brian's family comes into town today and we cannot wait to get this holiday family party started :) Now, it's no secret that as a healthy living blogger I get to try some pretty … [Read more...]