Racing season has officially begun in Tampa! While many runners I know race throughout the summer months, we'd like spontaneously combust down here if we tried that. At least I would :0) via GIPHY Instead, winter starts off the racing month in these parts. And up next for me: Hot Chocolate 15K. Hot Chocolate 15K Tampa I'm super excited about this race! I haven't … [Read more...] about Up Next: Hot Chocolate 15K, Tampa
Back Roads with Running Shoes
So this is it! After all the training, after the first marathon being cancelled, after another twenty miler, the time has almost come: Marathon Time! Marathon Number Four! Time for the X Country Marathon in Tampa, Florida - Alafia park, to be exact. Next week at this time I will be about an hour and a half into my fourth 26.2. Fourth!! I am so excited! Mom is coming up; … [Read more...] about Marathon Time! One Week and Counting
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!
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