. . . to make it more fun? Last week I wrote about running not always being fun (read that post here). Lately running has actually been fairly strong for me, but the bugs! They're not even biting bugs and they're still sucking the life out of my runs. Or making me faster because I … Continue reading What can you do . . .
Newsflash: It’s not always fun
Wendy @ Takingthelongwayhome recently made the comment of why do it if it's not fun (or words to that effect) when she decided to drop down from a 50k to a half. This is not a rebuttal to Wendy's post -- we all have our reasons for training or not training, for skipping runs or … Continue reading Newsflash: It’s not always fun
5 Hacks for Summer Running
It seems I've written running tips/hacks for every season but Summer. Summer running can be really hard, but there are ways to make it at least a little more comfortable. Fairytales and Fitness Here are five of my tried and true running hacks for summer: Freeze your water bottles. I've shared this before, but it's … Continue reading 5 Hacks for Summer Running
It’s all about that base: Runfessions May 2019
I'm joining Marcia @ Marcia's Healthy Slice and sort of bearing my soul at the Runfessional. Don't know what I'm talking about? We get together and share all those little things that only runners understand (or care about). I runfess . . . The weather in May, for the most part, was a real buzzkill. Rain, rain, … Continue reading It’s all about that base: Runfessions May 2019
Summer running had me a blast . . .
Or did I? There's so much to love about summer running: Longer days, making it easier to squeeze in early or late runs Warmer temps, which means less clothes The feeling of moving freely because of fewer layers Sunshine!!!! Clear trails -- at least clear of snow and ice So what do we have to … Continue reading Summer running had me a blast . . .
5 Reasons to love summer running
It happens every year: we spend all winter complaining about the elements, only to turn around and complain about the heat in summer. I won't lie, running in the heat is not my favorite. Give me a nice 50ish degrees for race morning and I'm a happy camper. There's no denying, though, that there are … Continue reading 5 Reasons to love summer running