Prague Marathon Training, Week 10

Whew! My biggest week so far is in the books, and it was a doozie! I sustained another kickball injury (what the hell is wrong with me?), had some great runs, some terrible runs, and did some solid cross training. Oh, and there was a casual 17 mile run thrown in there somewhere. Monday, 3/13/17,Read more


Upping My Mental Running Game

As I’ve mentioned in my race reports for the Run Hard Half Marathon, Swamp Rabbit Half Marathon and the Green Valley 10-Miler, improving my mental toughness has been a huge focus for me this training cycle. My mental game has always been a weak spot for me when it comes to running (and let’s beRead more


Adventures in Auckland: The Best Day Trips

I know that I haven’t done the best job of telling you all about my trip to New Zealand. To be honest, I’ve found it really challenging to put the experience into words! We did and saw so much over those two weeks that every time I sit down to write about it, I feelRead more


Prague Marathon Training, Week 9

It’s hard to believe that I’m more than halfway through training for the Prague Marathon! My training plan was 18 weeks long, but it included an “unofficial” first week. It’s crazy how quickly the time has flown by – there’s less than 2 months to go until race day! I can’t wait! Monday, 3/6/2017, 9Read more


I Did Yoga with Goats.

Maybe you’ve seen the viral videos and photos going around on social media, or maybe you haven’t, but goat yoga is a thing.  First things first: what is goat yoga? Goat yoga is literally doing yoga with goats. Sometimes the goats snuggle with you, sometimes they climb on you, and mostly they just wander aroundRead more