Hi everyone! Now that I’m settling into normal life in Anchorage, I’m realizing that there are some things that just aren’t as “normal” here as they were at home. Especially when it comes to winter. I’m learning now that everything I do – driving, running, shopping, picking out clothes, etc. – is going to be … More Trying To Prepare Myself For Winter Running
Hi everyone! Although summer has come and gone in Alaska (it legit looks like October up here with all the colorful leaves!), I can’t help but write one more post about running in Seward this summer. Up here in Alaska, you often see some crazy stuff while running. I’ve been seeing some cool posts throughout … More Alaskan Running Scavenger Hunt – Seward Edition
Hi everyone! I feel like it’s been a while since I posted anything about Seward, and let me tell you: I’m still just as in love with living here! I can’t get enough of all the beautiful scenery and constant humidity-free weather. Recently while running I realized that while I do mid-run selfies from time … More A Running Tour of Seward!
Hi everyone! As you may remember, I recently blogged about Jost Running, a virtual racing website. I’m super excited to be racing with Jost for the rest of the summer! The owner has awesomely let me run their races in exchange for my honest reviews on the process. I was loving the whole process from the … More Try New Things Tuesday: Jost Virtual Racing – Brave New Route 10k!
Hi everyone! I’m super excited about today’s post, mostly because it’s a post I never thought I would write. See, I’m a total klutz 90% of the time. I trip over the floor, fall up stairs, and have turned my ankle more times than I ever want to admit. Plus, I’ve been to the emergency … More Try New Things Tuesday: Trail Running!
Hi everyone! As I start to feel more comfortable running in Alaska, I’m noticing a few things. I’m very easily startled when I hear a noise, and I’m really resistant to running near dense woods without someone else nearby. Let’s face it: I’m afraid of bears and moose. Bears are notorious for hurting people when … More Wednesday Wisdom: Dealing With Wildlife While Running
Hey everyone! I’m going to take a moment to vent about one tiny, little thing that is bothering me about Seward. Sure, Seward is amazing and I am loving every second that I’m here. But you know what this town is missing? Races. There are a few, but they’re either way above my level (Mt. … More How to Find Races to Run in A Small Town – Introducing Jost Running!
Hi everyone! I’m happy to report that things have been going really well lately! We are starting to settle down here in Seward. Today actually marks 1 week since we moved here, and we’re doing pretty well! It’s really a good thing that we came here so early, because there are so few staff members … More Finally Getting Back To Normal
Hi everyone! As my time in PA draws to a close I’ve been thinking ahead to my future as a runner in Alaska. Many people assume I won’t be able to run, but I plan on running all summer (hello no humidity!) and I’m figuring out some goal races to keep me motivated throughout the summer. … More My Summer/Fall Racing Schedule!
Hi everyone! I want to thank everyone who took the time to comment on my recent posts. Each and every comment meant so much to me and appreciate all of your support! I know I’ve been posting less than usual, but it’s because I’ve been so distracted with the fact that I’m planning a huge … More THE BIGGEST NEWS EVER! I’m Moving To…