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Motivated to Run

For the last two months my friend/client Betty has volunteered at a local used book sale to benefit our county’s library foundation.  While working she came across this book and naturally thought of me.  I have absolutely no idea why!  😉  I have flipped through it and love that it is set up with a […]

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BECAUSE…

I RUN AND COACH BECAUSE: “Life is short. Live your dream and share your passion.” – unknown I CHOSE TO BECOME A PERSONAL TRAINER BECAUSE: “There is no greater joy nor greater reward than to make a fundamental difference in someone’s life.” – Sister Mary Rose McGeady I RAN MY FIRST MARATHON BECAUSE: “You gain […]

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That’s Mr. Incredible, To You!

A couple of weeks ago, I wrote about how much fun we had at The Pancake Run That Wasn’t.  I also promised to tell you a little bit more about how Mr. Incredible came to be.  As with many of my running stories, this story starts with, “Miles had an idea…”  I talked to Mr. […]

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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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I Need Your Motivational Quotes!

When two of my blogging friends saw my beach running pictures they suggested that I put them on motivational posters! Stephanie liked the picture of me running alone early in the morning and had this to say… You need to put a caption or quote on that picture of you and send it out… that […]

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Not Just Any Movie Night

On January 24, 2008, the Cruisers met at a local movie theater to view Spirit of the Marathon.  The documentary followed six marathon runners training for the 2005 Chicago Marathon.  The film was made for a limited one-night-only release at select movie theaters, and we were very lucky that it was showing nearby.  We arrived […]

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Motivational Monday

I couldn’t have said the above quote better myself…  Of course I couldn’t have; Mr. Burfoot is a running legend, the winner of the 1968 Boston Marathon, and is an editor-at-large at Runner’s World. There are many reasons my clients hire me to help them get fit and learn how to live a healthier lifestyle.  […]

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