What I Wish I Had Known Before My 1st Marathon (Tips & Tricks – Race Prep)

I’m crossing my fingers that the Cellcom Green Bay Marathon will be my 40th marathon/ultra-marathon just before I turn 40 (My CRAZY Goal: 40 by 40)! I set this goal in my early 30s and shelved it for many years.  Fast forward I am sitting at number 39 with a few weeks to go (my 40th birthday … More What I Wish I Had Known Before My 1st Marathon (Tips & Tricks – Race Prep)

Taper Craziness

  Taper craziness is in full effect with the Cellcom Marathon a little over a week out.  As the mileage dials back my mind speeds up…all the doubt floods in.  This may not be my 1st marathon, but the restlessness feels just like it did 11 years ago.  Regardless of the number of races one … More Taper Craziness

Balancing Act

One of the top questions I get asked when individuals find out I have run numerous marathons/ultras a year is “how” I fit in running to my life.  From an outside perspective I have “it” all together, but if you peel back the curtain my life is a hot mess 99.9% of the time. Truth … More Balancing Act

Not Running Sucks

I’ve been told that a minor setback paves the way for a major comeback.  It has been advice that I agreed with, but did not have a ton of use for being that I’ve been lucky in my running journey thus far. So, I filed away this sage wisdom and carried on with my life.  … More Not Running Sucks

Why do you run?

Running isn’t just about putting one foot in front of the other, it means so much more! Training and racing has helped to heal my relationship with food and put me on a path of recovery from my eating disorder (My Running Story). Which got me thinking, why do others run?  So I tossed the … More Why do you run?