Dances with Dirt 1/2 Marathon 2016 – Recap

Once you go trail, it is hard to go back! I've been lured to the dirt side over the past year.  I have had the pleasure of participating in many events and find that the trail events that I've completed have been some of my favorites.  When a fellow Oiselle bird mentioned Dances with Dirt... Continue Reading →

Interview: Milwaukee Running Festival Race Director

I've recently become fascinated with the inner workings of running events. I'm curious to find out what goes on behind the scenes.  In my quest to better understand the nuts and bolts of race I reached out to race directors who organize and manage variety of events.  Chris Ponteri, RD of the Milwaukee Running Festival... Continue Reading →

Phoenix Marathon 2016 – Recap

I have been looking forward to this runcation for months!  Living in Wisconsin I have come to dread training through the cold winter season and know that I usually lose my motivation a few weeks into the new year.  I wanted to avoid a repeat of the past few years and decided that I would... Continue Reading →

Tips & Tricks – Hydration Vests

Being that I live in the middle of nowhere (not really, but Luxemburg is a VERY small town) I train for the most part solo.  This posses several challenges when my mileage starts to ramp up.  I was given excellent advice by a fellow runner (CamelBak Marathoner Review - Dane Rauschenberg) when I became to research... Continue Reading →

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