This Week in Running – I feel like a newborn…

Hello! You. Yes, you. I'm talking to YOU. That seems a bit intense, this is an easy going blog. This week has marked the first official week of my marathon training for 2020 and it has been SO exciting. I really appreciated the time that I had over the last few months just running for …

Is KFC Still Open? – I Think I’ll try Streaking

Happy Sunday, everyone! As I discussed in my last post, I'm not training for anything. Right now, I just like running. I might want to run fast, or I might want to run slow. I just don't know. The world is mine! I got back from California on Thursday morning and I felt a little …

The One that Got Away and a Major Case of FOMO – The Indy Mini Marathon

Disclaimer: I received a free entry (which I am unable to use) to the 2018 OneAmerica 500 Festival Mini-Marathon in Indianapolis 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! Happy Friday! My weekend started today and has been off to a pretty good …

Post Achilles Surgery Wk 18 – Mr. Blue Sky, Please Tell us Why you had to Hide Away for so Long?

Happy Friday, friends! It's a long title, but very fitting for the weather these days. I spent yesterday freezing my tail off up at Luray Caverns for my daughter's field trip (it WAS awesome though) and then I froze some more at my son's baseball game (also awesome).     The Lynchburg area was hit …

Post Achilles Surgery Week 17 – We’re Gonna Need a Montage

Montage - Movies,Television. juxtaposition or partial superimposition of several shots to form a single image. a technique of film editing in which this is used to present an idea or set of inter-connected ideas. https://youtu.be/8I_5Bw1U4s4 I know that it's Marathon Monday, so many of you runner types are running/watching Boston. Honestly, I'm not that into …

Nothin’ but a (Alter) G Thang, Baby – 2 miles on an Alter G Treadmill

First, I need to say thank you to my good friend MC for setting me up to try out an Alter G by using her Roanoke connections. Secondly, I need to thank RunAbout Sports and University Physical Therapy (both in Roanoke, right next door to each other) for allowing a free trial use. I first learned about …

Post Achilles Surgery Week 16 – Despite All my Rage, I’m Still Just a Rat in a Cage

Happy Thursday, friends! The title of my post comes from somewhere, as nearly all of them do. I'm not cool enough to give prizes for naming the source, but your street cred will go through the ROOF. I don't exactly have a ton of rage, but the closer I get to being ready for running …