Gift guide for Runners

It’s the holiday season, and you might be looking for a gift for the runner in your life. I’ve created a gift guide to help you get the best gifts for the runner in your life. Sometimes, it’s hard to find the right gift, so I thought I would help you out this year by giving you a list of things a runner might want and need. Hasn’t 2020 been hard enough? Welcome to my gift guide for runners. Running Belt All running belts are not created equal, and the personality of your runner comes into play. Is your runner… View Post

I walked a half marathon

I walked a half marathon. I walked the Rock n Roll San Antonio Half Marathon in 3 hours and 10 minutes. Walking a half marathon may not seem like a big deal, but I get many comments about how people don’t sign up for races because they are afraid of walking. When did walking become a problem? News flash: walking isn’t a bad thing. Walking burns the same amount of calories as running; it just may take you a bit longer. There’s nothing wrong with walking. I’m not the first person to walk a half marathon, so I don’t think… View Post

Mom works out The Flying Pig Marathon

It’s been a long two weeks of traveling, but I’m glad to be telling you about my experience The Flying Pig Marathon. If you’ve been a long time reader, you might remember I attempted Flying Pig three years ago but switched to the half because I found out I was pregnant. I went back to claim my marathon that I missed three years ago. I don’t want to bury the lead. I had a FABULOUS time at the Flying Pig marathon. Flying Pig is a race weekend for everyone. There are toddler races to big kids; there’s a one-miler, a… View Post

The Flying Pig marathon training update

It’s time for the marathon training update. The Flying Pig Marathon is two weeks away, so the peak of the training cycle is now complete. For this training cycle, I hired a running coach to help guide me through the marathon training process. Hiring the coach helped me push through some of those tough times and gave me some excellent accountability. Plus, if I had questions, someone could always give me the answers. How has marathon training gone for me this time around? I feel like there has been a struggle this time around. March turned out to be a… View Post

Rock n Roll races on SALE today

ALL Rock n Roll races are on sale right now!  This is the chance to run a race in the destination of choice and there’s a distance for everyone.  I ran my first Rock n Roll race in 2013 and I really liked the vibe.  The races have changed over the years but I’m still running strong at these races. There are races all over the world.  I’ve never run an international race but I’ve run my fair share of races in the United States.  I love being able to visit different cities.  The best way to see a city… View Post