Afraid to Run

Hi, my name is Danielle. I’ve run 50 marathons and dozens of half marathons, and I’ve been writing about it for almost five (!!!) years. And I am afraid to run. It might seem ridiculous to say that and it’s probably even more ridiculous to hear it, but when I think about the feelings IRead more


Nevis Half Marathon Race Report

The thing about running in other places is that, in the words of Forrest Gump, you never know what you’re gonna get. There are the big city races, like Chicago or Dublin, that are relatively predictable, but the smaller and more local events are a little bit of a wildcard. One of the things IRead more


Playing Catch Up

I’m taking a break from Nevis posts and race reports to talk a little bit about the parts of my life that don’t involve travel, which is, at the moment, a pretty small part! Things have been crazy around here and while I’d like to say that’s just the way I like them, I thinkRead more


Sand, Sea, and Sustainability – Adventures in Nevis!

Whew! I’m back from the incredible island of Nevis and I have so much excitement and beauty to share with you today. Brace yourselves – we’ve got a lot of pictures and a lot of activities to cover! I visited Nevis for the Nevis Running Festival as a guest of the Nevis Tourism Authority. IRead more


The Time a Half Marathon Just Slipped My Mind

It occurred to me on Tuesday that I am running a half marathon this weekend. I say “it occurred to me” because I had literally forgotten, or at least had confused the dates in mind or something. Even though I technically “knew” the Pocatello Marathon weekend is Labor Day weekend, apparently I did not haveRead more