RNR Philly: The City of Runner Love 

2:23:17 This is the number on the race clock as I crossed the finish line beaming today at the Rock n Roll Philly Half Marathon.  Let’s start with the truth. I’ve been struggling with confidence as my running has slowed down. Years of chasing sub 2, and missing it by one minute and missing itContinue reading “RNR Philly: The City of Runner Love “

Coastal Delaware Half Marathon: Placing my Exclamation Point on Race Day

When this training cycle all began back in January, I wasn’t trying to accomplish anything. My only goal was to recommit to my training. I saw gaps in my previous training cycles, and I wanted to over come them. I wanted to conquer early morning runs so family time in the evening wasn’t sacrificed. IContinue reading “Coastal Delaware Half Marathon: Placing my Exclamation Point on Race Day”

The Year of Waking Up

Every season of life I gravitate towards a new word. I’ve lived them all. Let it go. Rooted. Breathing room. Thrive.  I am strong. And so many more. More often than not my seasons of life are attached to a training cycle.  Running imitates life.  Life imitates running.  As I welcomed the new year, IContinue reading “The Year of Waking Up”

Norfolk Harbor Half Marathon

“The more I pushed myself in running, the more I discovered the weaknesses of my mind. These were the same dragons lurking in my life. To compete is to voluntarily come into contact with your dragons so you can learn to slay them.” ~Lauren Fleshman After watching my husband, my parents, and my son competeContinue reading “Norfolk Harbor Half Marathon”

Crawlin Crab Weekend – Crushing and Conquering

This won’t be a typical race recap. There truly are no words that can capture the magic of this weekend, but I’m going to try anyways. Wednesday evening when I had about given up on running for the week (because it just felt impossible to make it work) I asked both boys to go forContinue reading “Crawlin Crab Weekend – Crushing and Conquering”