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
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
Greetings, Tribe! What a weekend! These past couple of days marked our second annual sisters’ weekend. Last year my sister, Jacquie, and I ran in Fargo and this year we stuck a bit closer to home and met in St. Louis. The last several years I have done a spring marathon and a fall marathon, … Continue reading Race 13.1 St. Louis Half Marathon Recap
Greetings, Tribe! We have just over a week until my half marathon! Gah!!!! Just over a month ago I went for an 8 mile run and was sore the next day. Not sure why I was surprised. I realized that having one lazy week of running had really turned into several weeks. (Where did the … Continue reading Half Marathon Training Update
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!
If we can essentially bring the world together for one day in a peaceful race, perhaps there is a possibility it can spread wider and longer. Continue reading The Boston Marathon: A Spectator’s Reflection
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