Tag: training

Inside my Head | Running Confessions

Inside my Head | Running Confessions

Guys, I have some running confessions to make. When I get out there on the streets, I tend to start to get negative thoughts about all the things that other people are doing. It is something that I am trying to work on, but it is a real struggle for me. I am not sure …

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Up the Hill | Runner Problems

Up the Hill | Runner Problems

  Back at it I’ve been running again consecutively after having 3 weeks off at the end of 2017 and the beginning of the year. (Which is also why you haven’t seen a running post lately). With traveling for family events and my miscarriage, running just didn’t happen. I probably should have gotten out there …

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The Local Turkey Trot

The Local Turkey Trot

Since I started running nine years ago, if I wasn’t out of town or traveling on Thanksgiving day, I have been out at the local Thanksgiving day run burning a few calories before the big feast of the day. This is the perfect way to make sure you still get your workout in before you …

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What am I running for?

What am I running for?

The Struggle These days as I struggle to get out for all my weekly running goes, I started asking myself what am I running for? Usually I am training for something and I have set goals and training days scheduled. For me, this makes it easier for me to get out during the week. I …

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So you wanna run a half-marathon do ya?

So you wanna run a half-marathon do ya?

Jess recently posted about when she started becoming the marathoner we have before us today and I thought it’d be a good time to share my thoughts on the whole thang. So as she stated, just over 8 years ago, Jess’s interest in running was piqued by a family member. At this point, she was …

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Where are all the runners? | The Dalles

Where are all the runners? | The Dalles

Since moving the The Dalles, Oregon a little over a year ago, I have been struggling with what to do with my life. I have been trying to figure out my purpose and how to connect with people in a new town. We weren’t originally planning on being in The Dalles since my husband works …

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To Go or Not to Go

To Go or Not to Go

Morning Runs Do you ever have those mornings where you really want to run, but are crunched for time? Let’s face it. Most morning runs start out this way. For me, I really do love running. I have my mind set on running every week day and then to see how the weekend plays out. …

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The Best Running Buddy

The Best Running Buddy

Running Buddy I had been running for several years and had convinced my husband to run with me a few times. I even got him and my sister to run my first marathon with me. It was an exciting start to my running, but then something happened. We all slowly stopped running together. Every now …

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Why I Started Running

Why I Started Running

I was just lazy I haven’t looked back on why I started running for several years now. October marks my 8th year of running. I couldn’t be more happy that I made the decision to start and make it a part of my everyday life. I had graduated from college in December and immediately switched …

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Three Other Runners

Three Other Runners

A typical yet not so typical morning The other day, I was out on my morning run trying to get it in before my little man and I were off to start our busy day outside of the house. I had gone back and forth about getting out. Mostly, I just wanted an hour or …

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Nike+ 2014 Running Review

Nike+ 2014 Running Review

Nike+ sent me this video giving me a review for my runs in 2014. I didn’t log all of my miles and I didn’t have a good marathon year, but this is still a fun video. I am excited to see what 2015 brings. Not sure if I will run a marathon, but who knows!

Colfax Marathon…check!

Colfax Marathon…check!

After an awesome anniversary day on Saturday (our 6th), Brent and I headed back to the hotel early to get some shut eye. I iced my heel again to try and get it to feel a bit better, I set out my racing gear and we made our final plans for the morning. With an …

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