This Week in Running – Big Weekends and Rookie Mistakes

Hello! It's Sunday night and I'm doing my best not to go to sleep and let my work week begin. I'm actually recapping a running week at the end of it, as opposed to the middle of the next week. Hooray for structure! Monday was 6 miles with my work running group! It was good …

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This Week in Running – Sometimes it’s SUPPOSED to Suck

Hellooooooo there!!! It's a hot, sunny Saturday afternoon and I'm doing everything I can to avoid the outdoors. I "volunteered" to stay home while Ben naps while everybody else is hanging at the pool. I'll sit in a comfy chair, drink some coffee and type up a post. Works for me. 🙂 We last left …

Product Review (and giveaway) – Science in Sport Energy Gels – Quick fuel for quick splits!

Hello friends and runners (and runner friends)! It's the middle of the summer and we're all doing our best to survive it. I know plenty of us are ramping up in our training to get ready for whatever lies ahead. As we know, we have to work through the summer to kick butt in the fall. 🙂 Energy and hydration are always a part of what we need to worry about as endurance athletes, but never more than in the summertime. I've tried many products over the years for running fuel, but I'm always happy to find out what the options are. Gels are a common method of replenishing lost calories and electrolytes among runners, cyclists and other activities. BibRave introduced me to Science in Sport (SiS) and I've been trying them out over the last few weeks!

This Week in Running – When Kara Goucher tells you to just keep at it, YOU JUST KEEP AT IT.

Hi everybody! I hope that everyone is having an excellent week so far. I have no complaints, and sometimes that's good enough. 🙂 I'm in the middle of Week 2 of my 16 week training plan for the Runner's World Festival Grand Slam. While training for that, I'm also trying to get fast again. The …