Race Report – RunDisney Avengers Half Marathon


Settle on in. This post is going to long, so get ready because I’m about to tell you all about my personal worst half marathon I’ve ever run. Vacation highlights and race expo: First off, the vacation as a whole was awesome! I’ve never actually been to Disney before so Read more →

The Ultimate Athlete Holiday Gift Guide

athlete gift guide

It’s happened, the holidays are here and they are upon us in full force. Christmas displays were out less than 12 hours after Halloween ended, stores are open at 6am on Thanksgiving (Booooooo, not nice) and the madness is here to stay. If you or someone else in your family Read more →

Friday Five – Favorite Fall Foods

Back to reality. And it was a cold, hard bite too. Got on the plane in San Diego Tuesday morning, it was 80 and sunny. Got off the plane in Detriot, it was 18, cold, and dark. Got off the plane in Rochester and it was 15, cold, dark, and Read more →

Recipe Roundup – Healthy Chocolate Dessert


Hola everybody! The husband and I had a swimmingly, wonderful, fantabulous time in California. I’m super pumped to fill you all in once we get back and I get over  having to drag myself into work only mere hours after returning home and struggling through jet lag. You know, that fun. Read more →

Mental Strength Training

Hello from California! Husbandface and I raced yesterday and I will have a full race report most likely next week about that. I’m going to a jet lagged mess the second half of this week, so nothing coherent is going to make it’s way out of my mouth or onto Read more →

Friday Five – Cold Weather Running Tips

cold weather running tips

Howdy! I’m coming to you from sunny, beautiful California, which kind of makes today’s post a little funny. I’m linking up with Mar, Courtney, and Cynthia for some Friday Five action and today’s theme is cold weather running tips. This is a great topic. As someone who lives in what Read more →

Crash Course Coaching – Five Running Workouts


Hello fall. Hello winter. Ah, the season of running. Summer time sees lots of swimming and biking in addition to running, but the off season is where it’s at for running. With running though, it’s easy to get in a rut. It becomes routine to hop on the treadmill, get Read more →

Vacation Countdown


Last day. Finally. Must Survive Today. It’s Monday. All that I have on tap at work today is a superintendent conference day. There’s four or five other school districts joining us at our district so I’ll be working with all the other health teachers all day today, including one of my Read more →

Recipe Roundup – Protein Powered Turkey Chili


You guys, it’s cold. It’s finally getting cold outside and I’m not sure if I’m happy about it or not. Maybe, I haven’t decided yet. But I do know that cold weather makes me more inclined to cook because I like a nice hot bowl of something rich on a Read more →

Tri Talk Tuesday – Off Season Training


Yay Tuesday!!! I’m so excited to have Tri Talk Tuesday back in action. Cynthia and I are here geared up with new fellow co-host of awesomeness, Phaedra! So welcome back link up and triathlon fanatics! Today Cynthia, Phaedra and I are talking about off season training. Tri season is long Read more →