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Mini Running Break

I went for a run today. It wasn’t much – just a couple of miles – but it was my longest run in a week. It felt good to be out there again and I think Maddie was happy to...


Wordless Wednesday: Another New Obsession…

Note: This is NOT a sponsored post. I just finally decided to give this a try and fell in love. SO awesome with granola or cereal!! Back to writing. Book is going well! This post is from...


That Time I Got Sauce on the Ceiling

This post brought to you by Summer of Groupon. All opinions are 100% mine. Hello! How’s it going? Last night I hit up a new-to-me restaurant in Westminster – Cajun Islands. I spotted a Gr...


Nathan Holland: 2014 Chattanooga Mountains Stage Race, Day 1

Rock/Creek Chattanooga Mountain Stage Race – 3 Days, 3 Mountains, 60 Miles Friday, June 13 – Sunday, June 15, 2014...


Coconut Water with Coffee Before Running!!!!

Hello! Happy (insert day of the week here)! I am running behind on life/blogging today because I did 10 miles in the morning and then had a few appointments right after breakfast. Before ...


Erin Condren Life Planner 2014

If you are a new customer and you already know you are ready to order from ErinCondren.com, you can sign up with this link and receive an email with a $10.00 off code! No minimum amount r...


That Runner's World article: Is Oiselle really a "different" kind of apparel brand?

Have you read this article? Oiselle wants to be a different kind of apparel brand.I read it with great interest -- Sally Bergeson is a compelling figure, and of course Lauren Fleshman and...


Marvel Universe Live! {Review and Giveaway}

AVENGERS ASSEMBLE! IN TAMPA! Marvel Universe Live! kicked off its tour in Tampa on Tuesday night with a dress rehearsal. My family and I were fortunate enough to experience this never see...


A Sharkie Selfie and a 10K PR at the Sharks Fitness Faceoff

If you live in San Jose – or anywhere in Silicon Valley, for that matter – and are not a San Jose Sharks fan, you either: a) don’t care about hockey at all, or b)… wait,...


Running Warehouse Summer Clearance Sale

Quick heads up – Running Warehouse (a Runblogger advertising partner) is having a summer clearance sale on a ton of shoes. If your interested in checking it out, click the image bel...





On Highs, Lows, and Pushing Through…

This past weekend, I was left with multiple occasions to reflect on a spectrum of running-related emotions and thoughts as I pounded out the miles. I may have just found myself in the mid...


When Are You Ready to Run a Marathon?

A few weeks ago a runner emailed me and said: “I started running a few weeks ago and I’m up to 9 miles per week with a 4 mile long run. I’m also working on increasing th...


Swiss Almond Ice Cream

A few weeks ago, I opened this book to look at all the recipes that I could make that would not involve dairy or gluten. Since being diagnosed with Celiac disease two years ago, I’ve dras...


29 Goals Before 29

Last week I celebrated my two-year Bloggerversary and my 28th birthday (Be sure that you enter into both of the giveaways). As I reflect both of these events, I thought to myself that I’m...


Another day off and a new trail

Monday, I had the day off from work. (Originally it was planned so I could do my long run.) Anxious to test out my foot, I decided that an easy run was the order for the day. I was going ...


Another day off and a new trail

Monday, I had the day off from work. (Originally it was planned so I could do my long run.) Anxious to test out my foot, I decided that an easy run was the order for the day. I was going ...


Midweek Motivation: The Path is the Journey

There are times I forget that, even though training and work and life can seem difficult, they are really only half the story. Focusing on the here and now is so hard to do sometimes, but...


2014 Western States 100mi Race Report

I’ll try.  I’ll try my best to put down into words what was the longest and most incredible run of my life.  What it all kind of means.  I’ve previewed this as being my ...