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Nikki Kimball:  Bringing Attention To Women’s Running While Raising Money For Girls On The Run

Meeting Nikki Kimball While watching ultra running documentaries about a month ago, I was introduced to Nikki Kimball, an American ultra marathoner. Not only did she pick a doozy for her first 100-miler, but she finished as first female at that 2004 Western States 100 – no small feat. She was also the winning female at […]

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Inspired By The Greats To Run On The Appalachian Trail

This post contain an affiliate link… A few weekends ago, Bill and I curled up on our basement sofa and watched a couple of ultramarathon documentaries on Netflix. We were inspired to make time to run on the Appalachian Trail to McAfee Knob on our recent trip to Southwestern Virginia and left our home bright […]

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A Veteran’s Day Salute

Today’s post is an encore production from last Veteran’s Day… Today is Veteran’s Day, a day to honor those who have served our country in the armed forces.  If you have served in one of the branches of our military, thank you!  Today I want to talk about one of my army heroes… My papaw […]

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Veteran’s Day Salute To My Papaw

Today is Veteran’s Day, a day to honor those who have served our country in the armed forces.  If you have served in one of the branches of our military, thank you!  Today I want to talk about one of my army heroes…   My papaw was born in 1895 and grew up on a […]

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I Love My Job!

I’ve been thinking a lot lately about how much I enjoy my job, and wanted to write about it in a similar manner to my I AM A RUNNER post honoring the running community after the Boston bombings.  After my post, A Day In The Life Of A Trainer, I didn’t want anyone to think that […]

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Motivational Quotes

If this week has proven anything, it’s that the running community knows how to stand together.  Since Monday, I’ve read and seen on TV so many stories about runners helping other runners, and creating events to help the victims of the Boston Marathon tragedy.  This made me think of motivational quotes I’ve read over the […]

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