Favorite Winter Running Gear

Back in the day, I used to run all through the winter outside.  Heck, I trained for the Illinois Marathon in 2011 (an April race) all outside, including with a blizzard to Chicago that winter. But in more recent years I’ve gotten softer, and turned more to the treadmill.  Sometimes this is for good reasons, […]

Five TedX Talks to Boost your Motivation

Sometimes we all need some external motivation to help keep us on track with our training, to help get us on the bike or out the door.  For me, one of the things I’ll turn to occasionally to help with those situations is to find inspirational YouTube videos. Today I’m going to share with you TedX Talks […]

Race Plans for 2017

I’m linking up with Deb Runs for the inaugural race plan link-up!  What’s on my calendar for 2017?  I’m still working some things out, but here goes so far: Jan 15 – Bahamas Half Marathon  April 2 – Shamrock Shuffle (Chicago) April 17 – Spectating at Boston Marathon (the husband is running it!) April 23 […]

Three Things Thursday #26

Where I share the three key things going on in my life right now: a love for hygge and de-stressing, sweatworking, and getting ready for my Bahamas trip!

Weekend Warrior or RaceCation?

My thoughts on doing races either in one’s hometown or at “race-cation” sites. Do you prefer