I have never been one to push my daughters to participate in running. We've done one 5K together, but that was for the school and we ran and walked it. As far as asking them to go outside and run, or join the running club at school, I didn't push. My thought is this: Running is something you should do because you love it. I love it. I love the way it makes me feel. I love … [Read more...] about Running: It’s All in the Family at the Hot Chocolate 5K!
Back Roads with Running Shoes
Disclaimer: I received two packs of Brilliant Reflective strips to review as part of being a BibRave Pro. Learn more about becoming a BibRave Pro (ambassador), and check out BibRave.com to review find and write race reviews. I knew as soon as the opportunity to review Brilliant Reflective posted that I wanted in. I have a severe lack of reflective gear considering the … [Read more...] about Brilliant Reflective Review
When I began running twenty years ago, I was a very structured scheduled runner. I had to run specific days at specific times. If I was tired, I went. If I had something to do that morning, I got up even earlier to get the run in. I had absolutely no flexibility in my schedule at all . . . until my kidlets came along. Suddenly, everything revolved around their … [Read more...] about 3 Reasons Flexibility is Key to Running
In order to get ready for some trail running this season, I needed to get back on the trails: so I hit one up this morning for my 4-5 miler. I chose one not too far from home and left as soon as I dropped my daughter off for school. It's been a while since I've run the trails, and I had a forgotten a few things! Here I've made a list of what you need to remember to … [Read more...] about Hitting the Trails: Tips for a Successful Trail Run
Happy Thursday! Soooo . . . I'm heading out for my first trail run of the season tomorrow. I'd planned to go last Friday BUT the rain was so bad I knew the trails would be a mess. So, I'm going tomorrow to a trail not far from home, and my plan is five miles. My hope: no bugs, not too much water, and a nice quiet time spent in the woods! I haven't been on a trail run … [Read more...] about Trail Runs, Puppy Collars, Change of Plans