Do socks wear out?

Recently I have been having issues with hot spot forming on my feet during long runs.  I have been running long enough to know that this is a precursor to a blister, something that I take seriously and try to avoid at all costs.  While running the Icebreaker Indoor Marathon I had issues with my … More Do socks wear out?

Run for a Reason

NO MORE. No more excuses. No more silence. No more violence. The tragedy of domestic abuse exists in every community. It knows no boundaries of gender, race, religion, social status or lifestyle. – Golden House I follow the Humans of New York Facebook page daily (if you don’t break here and immediately check it out, … More Run for a Reason

When did average stop being a good thing?

Society seems to have somehow twisted the concept of average into a negative personification.  We expect and demand that individuals all be above average or EXCEPTIONAL.  Really?!?!?  So we are all going to be rocket scientists, professional athletes, and Mensa members. I don’t think so!  I’d like to end this war on average.  Let’s face … More When did average stop being a good thing?

Time to get creative…thinking outside the t-shirt! #raceswag

My closet is a hot mess! Why you might ask? It is bulging at the seams with race shirts.  In 2015 I ran 9 marathons, 2 ultra marathons, 3 half marathons, & a 50 mile team relay…to say I’ve collected a few t-shirts along the way is an understatement. Don’t event get me started on the … More Time to get creative…thinking outside the t-shirt! #raceswag

Are runners superstitious, sentimental, or a little of both?

Are runners superstitious, sentimental, or a little of both? When I pondered this question recently I realized that I do have some very ritualistic behavior surrounding my running/racing adventures.  Here are a few of my habits: I have turn my socks inside out, I drink a Sugar Free Red Bull before every race, and my … More Are runners superstitious, sentimental, or a little of both?