It’s Cold Enough for Some Hot Chocolate

Disclaimer: I received a free entry to the Hot Chocolate 15k/5k Charlotte as part of being a BibRave Pro. Learn more about becoming a BibRave Pro (ambassador), and check out BibRave.com to review find and write race reviews! Good morning, everyone! I'm very excited to say that I've signed up for the Hot Chocolate 15k in Charlotte …

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Marathon Training Week 14 – Don’t Fear the Taper, Baby I’m your Man

Good morning and Happy Sunday! As I often do, I stole my post title idea from a song or movie. So, what is it this week? The first correct response this week gets the same thing that they always get from me, which is the satisfaction of being right and some serious Run, Eat, Ralph …

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 …