Skip to main content


Race Preparation:  Race Items Check List

Back in April I wrote What’s All That Stuff You’re Carrying?  Since fall is racing season, and I’m spending the week talking about race preparation, I’m re-posting it today with a few minor changes and additions. I’m sure you never leave your house without your phone, but I’ll remind you anyway to take it (and […]


How Could I Do That?

Remember how excited I was yesterday to get my new sunglasses?  This morning I took them with me on my run, but since we started at 5:55 and it was still kind of dark, I didn’t need them, so I put them on top of my visor like I often do.  Five minutes into our […]


An Ice Cold Hike on a Hot July Day

On Friday I drove across the beautiful commonwealth of Virginia for a family reunion with my mom’s family.  We get together every year on my uncle’s gorgeous piece of property along the North Fork of the Holston River.  It provides the perfect setting for us to catch up and reminisce! The river has been dammed […]


The Ceremonial Switching of the Road ID

How appropriately that on the last day of my $35 Road ID e-coupon giveaway, Bill pulled out new Asics to wear on our run.  I was able to capture his ceremonial switching of his Road ID from his old shoes to his new shoes! Pull the Velcro strip apart and remove from the old shoes… […]


Road ID Giveaway, It’s Like Christmas in July!

I am so excited to team up with Road ID to give away a $35 e-coupon to one of my lucky readers…  It’s like Christmas in July!  And guess what, Road ID was so generous that they gave me two $35 e-coupons!  That’s right, if you don’t win this e-coupon, you’ll have a chance to […]


What’s All That Stuff You’re Carrying?

I’m getting quite a kick out of looking at my “Marathon Check List” that I used to hand out to my running group just a few years ago.  The first thing that I noticed was “single use camera.”  Do they even make those anymore?  So right off the top, I’ll remind you to take your […]

%d bloggers like this: