Running Free

Greetings, Tribe! Yesterday was the Fourth of July and as is our tradition, we ran the Firecracker 6 in Downtown Indianapolis. This is probably the highlight race of my summer. It’s well run (haha see what I did there?), small but not too small, and a great field and course that isn’t daunting but can … Continue reading Running Free

Taking a Knee

Greetings, Tribe! Typically the phrase, “take a knee,” refers to asking someone to listen closely, carefully. Well, that’s just what my body did to me this week. It’s almost as though it knew I was going to start my training season too hard and just wanted to warn me to slow down and ease into … Continue reading Taking a Knee

Moving Forward

Greetings, Tribe! It’s been almost two weeks since my half marathon and it’s time to look ahead. Between my half marathon and my marathon training, I will have had two weeks of unstructured running. Week one I didn’t run at all and week two was all about falling in love again. I never fall out … Continue reading Moving Forward

Ta ta, Treadmill!

Greetings, Tribe! As someone who works late, and therefore sleeps relatively late (until around 7-8am), it’s hard to get outside for a run in the winter. Plus, the days are short and with no one on the same schedule as me, I would be forced to run alone in the dark. Not an option. Therefore, … Continue reading Ta ta, Treadmill!

Simply Breathtaking 

It has been brought to my attention that I don’t know how to breathe while running. At first this was shocking to me (Hello! I’ve been running almost 20 years! And breathing for 30-something years!), but then I realized how true it is. (This also might explain why swimming correctly is such a struggle, but … Continue reading Simply Breathtaking