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
Greetings, Tribe! A few weeks ago I was listening to a podcast and they were interviewing Frank Shorter. He discussed all of his running achievements and then went on to explain his current running life, stating that after accomplishing the tasks in his day he used running as his reward. This struck me as it … Continue reading “Running is my reward”-Frank Shorter
A run is a run as long as you get it done. Continue reading Embracing the Treadmill