Goals, Motivation, Running, Tips & Safety

‘Tis The Treadmill Season!

Brrr!!! Has the last week been cold or what?!? I have to admit that we have been spoiled with above average temperatures the last few weeks, but unfortunately, I think that winter has finally arrived in Wisconsin. And even though I want to run outside more this winter, I know that some miles will still be logged indoors. It is…


Goals, Healthy, Running, Tips & Safety

Recovering After The Long Run

About three weeks have passed since my last half-marathon — and you know what? I feel like I’m still recovering. Throughout those three weeks, I have been doing a few short runs, but I felt sluggish and fatigued from early on during those runs. It makes me think back to the day of my last half-marathon. And what I did…


Goals, Inspiration, Races, Running

Hot Cider Hustle Half-Marathon

Yesterday was my last half-marathon of the year: The Hot Cider Hustle in Green Bay, Wisconsin. I couldn’t have asked for better conditions considering it is October — in Wisconsin. It was cool and crisp at start time but sunny and calm. The perfect way to start a long run! But even so, I found myself nervous for this run.…


Goals, Races, Running

One Half-Marathon Down – One Month For Improvement

My alarm sounded at 4:30 this morning but I was already awake. Today was my first half-marathon of two this fall and I was excited to see improvement from my previous half — but also nervous.  I didn’t sleep well. With dreams about missing my alarm and then being late to the start line, I was checking the time constantly…