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
Back Roads with Running Shoes
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
This week flew by! We began by coming home from my mom's house after taking care of her while she had cataract surgery. It was a fun trip, though unpleasant, obviously, for her. She came through like a trooper and even got to wear an eye patch, which meant, of course, we got to call her Pirate Mary! Now, my ONLY complaint was the eye patch was white gauze and not black with a … [Read more...] about Weekly Wrap-up!
So a while back I decided to move my long run to Wednesdays rather than their normal Saturday or Sunday slot. I did this for several reasons. We're on summer vacation, so I have more flexibility. This way I can sleep in or get up and go with the family on their days off. I don't have to be back at a specific time during the summer, which means I don't have to wake up … [Read more...] about Long Run Wednesday: Writing, Fuel, and Podcasts!