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The Mid-West Spirit

The Mid-West Spirit

Yesterday I went for my first weekend run in a while. It was at high noon, it was in the 80s and the sun couldn’t make up its mind whether it would stay out or hide behind clouds that were threatening a storm. I brought a water bottle filled with Lemon-Lime Nuun (a flavor it … Continue reading

Making New Memories

Making New Memories

In 4 days, I’ll be on my way to Napa for a fabulous racecation with Christine from We Run Disney. I cannot wait for a few days of R&R that includes a Zooma race, which means Mocktail parties, post race yoga, massages, and general girls weekend goodness. Between moving and a big new job that … Continue reading

Taking my own Advice

Taking my own Advice

This week has been tough. Work was nuts, I had zero energy, wasn’t feeling great, and have reached my last nerve living in temporary housing. I have not run all week. And doing 9 miles today is literally the last thing I want to do today. I’d prefer to have blood taken, have dental work … Continue reading

Being honest and starting over

Being honest and starting over

The last few weeks months have been awesome and terrible at the same time. I’ve been traveling more than ever. Stressed beyond belief. And just generally focused on being everything I need and want to be at work, and not focused at all on anything else. This means I’ve let my training slide. I’ve let … Continue reading

#RunHomePGH My Runniversary Goals

#RunHomePGH My Runniversary Goals

Why the Pittsburgh Half Marathon? In the middle of my 2nd year of business school in 2009, I heard that Pittsburgh was bringing back it’s marathon and half marathon after a 5 year hiatus. At the time, I was stressed, had gained some weight, and needed something other than school to focus on. So, although … Continue reading