Dear running, I never, ever in a million years thought I would fall in love with you. When I was younger, I would run around with joyful abandon as many little ones do. I would jump, play, cartwheel, swing, dance, race… you name it, I did it. But as I grew older, I became much
This morning, I woke up to warm house. On any other day, in any other year, this wouldn’t have even been noticed. Two days ago, however, our twenty-three year old furnace stopped working and our house hovered around eight degrees for much of that time. Several days of stress and $2500 later, the old gal
November distance: 36.8 miles November time: 7 hours / 416 mins Happy December! Holy doodle, I can’t believe it is almost 2018! This is my first attempt at a monthly review. In November, I decided to try something different and run consistently without having a race on my calendar. I talked about it here if you
Well, you just finished a run. Are you stuck for ideas on what to do next? Never fear friends, I have a few to share with you. Here is the tried and true Little Anxious Runner checklist. Check it out! Celebrate Did you finish 5k or 50k? Was it an easy run, tempo run, speed
Nine years ago, a significantly younger, less athletic, more boozy version of me met a guy. Little did I know he would be the love of my life and my SOLE mate. We met through friends on a random weekend attending a rodeo. Somehow we hit it off, despite living five hours away from each other.
I love interval running. I have sang it’s praises time and time again. I have not been running long enough to be able to run a half marathon straight through without walking breaks. I am not consistent enough with my training plan, my cross training, or my nutrition to be a long distance runner. Maybe
Yesterday, I ran a 10k race. I have run this road race for the last four years, with varying results. My first 10k was such an amazing experience. The course is fast, flat, and friendly. There are so many cheerful faces high-fiving along the way which is amazing, seeing as though I would definitely be
I did a lot of research before I started running. There were so many training plans out there, so many tips and tricks on how to be a runner. So many of them were filled with tons of jargon (fartlek?!? WTF is a fartlek?), that I initially felt overwhelmed. Luckily now, there are awesome people