Retirement (new shoes)

As most of you may know, Jess and I recently purchased some new running shoes. Jess logged around 1,000 miles of travel, while I estimate around 800 miles on mine. I would like to take the time to say that these miles include hiking as well as running.… Read the rest


Bozeman Trail Run

Brent and I knew that their were several trails throughout Bozeman, but never thought too much about running on them. After we ran our second half marathon last year, Brent decided to map out a new fun run that used the trails on the east side of town.… Read the rest


All I can say is, WOW!

I sat down Friday night in front of the computer and started mapping out an 18 mile run for the next morning. As I was mapping it out, I could not help but thinking to myself how far 18 miles actually is.… Read the rest


New Running Kicks

After putting over a thousand miles on my last pair of running shoes, I finally went out and got these sweet blue kicks. I fortunately had previously chosen a pair that wore evenly and had continued to help me stay injury free for the year.… Read the rest


My Brights Were On (Madison Marathon)

Okay, so some of you (facebook people) may know what the title refers to, but to the rest here is the whole story.

Jess and I rose early Sunday morning for the hour journey to Ennis, MT for the forth annual Madison Marathon where we would be running the half.… Read the rest


Tomorrow is Racing Time

Despite the fact that Brent and I knew we would not be making it home till around 10 pm tonight from a wedding in Billings, we decided to register for the half at the Madison Marathon. This means that after getting home late, we have to wake ourselves up around 3:30 or 4ish am to drive about an hour to Ennis to catch the bus.… Read the rest


Arm Warmers – Who knew?

I woke up this morning to head out on a run. As usual, I checked the weather because in Montana you never know what you will get. It had surprisingly dropped down to about 40 degrees. (Side note: This was nice because I have a hard time sleeping in warm weather and hadn’t been able to sleep the last few nights).… Read the rest


Go Girl Trail Run

On Sunday morning the 10th, I woke up and did the usual before a race. I picked out my favorite pair of shorts, put on a shirt that would keep me warm enough, but not too hot, tried to put my hair up so that it would not be falling all over my face as it usually does, and found something to snack on.… Read the rest


A Morning Run Uphill…

Wednesday morning, Brent and I finally got ourselves out of bed around 4:50am. We scrambled around to get ready for our run as we had already slept in for 20 minutes. We wanted to be out the door by 4:45am but had to settle for 5:00am.… Read the rest


Now where did I leave off…13.1 mi.

On Sunday, June 5th, Brent and I ran our first race and first 1/2 marathon of the year 2011. It was a beautiful morning with few clouds in the sky which was to make for the hottest day that we have had so far this year.… Read the rest


Race Ready

I have been yearning for a race all year. We are in the 6th month of the year, I have missed the races that have happened already this year due to other events, and it has been seven months since my last race.… Read the rest


A Weekend Alone

You would think that since Brent left over the weekend for a wedding, that I would have managed to get on here and post a new blog. That is not the case as I tried to occupy myself in other ways than just sitting in front of the computer.… Read the rest