Marathon Training Week 12 – It’s Too Hot for a Penguin to be Just RUNNING Around Here

First person to name the origin of my post title wins a prize! NOTE: The prize is my adoration and a tip of my cap. Another training week is in the books (or on Strava/Garmin Connect). Week 12 consisted of some more awful heat with mile repeats, a long tempo cut short and an "easy" …

Who Doesn’t Love a Mystery? – A Product Review of Fun Run Box 

Disclaimer: I received a free one-time subscription for Fun Run Box to review as part of being a BibRave Pro. Learn more about becoming a BibRave Pro and check out BibRave.com to review, find and write race reviews! When I first received word that I could try out Fun Run Box, I was very excited. What runner wouldn't want to receive …

Athletes Run!

Hello! I wasn't anticipating writing anything until this weekend, but I had some thoughts this morning and felt like getting them out somewhere. Brooke, MC and I finished up a very tough 8 mile tempo this morning (Bethany and Wade showed up too, but did their own things). The plan was 10 but the heat …

Marathon Training Week 10 – The Early Bird Gets Fatigued (and the Worm)

Good morning, friends! I'm feeling refreshed and ready to go this morning after sleeping in until (gasp!) 7:40. Longer runs and life had me waking up pretty early all week and I could feel the wheels starting to fall off yesterday. I needed this rest.  Week 10 started out poorly, but rebounded into a week …