Hi everyone! Today is a really special day – it’s National Running Day! I celebrated for the first time last year and really loved reflecting on why I run. Check it out here because all of those reasons are still the same! This year, I’m linking up with Kristen from Jonesin’ For A Run and a … More Happy National Running Day!
Hi everyone! Things have been a bit stressful over here in my neck of the woods this week. Without giving away too many details, my job is involved in a pretty intense battle with the state of Alaska this week and it’s slowly but surely sucking the life out of me. Last Wednesday when we … More Go For A Run.
Hi everyone! Friday is finally here, and it brings another round of the Friday Five Linkup with Mar, Courtney, and Cynthia! This week’s theme is “Five Good Things” and I’ve decided to focus on 5 good things in my life right now! It’s spring in Alaska and I feel like I’m in a good mood … More Friday Five: Five Good Things
Hi everyone! It’s Friday (woohoo!) and time for another Friday Five with Mar, Courtney, and Cynthia! This week’s theme is “love” and I feel like this could go a million ways. So I decided to write 5 valentines to things that I love so much and couldn’t live without! 1. Running: Obviously you all knew … More Friday Five: My 5 Valentines
Hi everyone! I’m not participating in Friday Five this week because the theme is Fitness Snapshots and I took zero of those this week. Seriously, an entire week without a single workout selfie. What is happening here? Well I’ll tell you what’s happening: RECOVERY. Between today and last Friday I’ve been through a ton of … More Thinking Like A Proton
Hi everyone! I’m so excited that my week is over halfway finished! My classes are being observed all week by my trainer who flew up from headquarters in Seattle which is extremely stressful. So to distract myself from that, I’ve been pouring all my energy into following my training plan. And it’s going really well! … More Why Learning to Run Is Easier Than Learning Yoga
Hi everyone! I can’t believe it’s the last day of 2014! I’m amazed by how much happened this year. Obviously there was one big thing: I quit my job, sold half of my stuff and packed the rest into a trailer, and drove to Alaska with my husband! I had the amazing experience of living … More 2014: A Year in Running
Hi everyone! It’s December, and you know what that means? Time to make those holiday wish lists! Last year I made a long list of all the running things my heart desired, but this year I’m narrowing it down to 5 things that all of you should have on your wish list that I’m in … More Holiday Wish List for Runners – Alaska Edition!
Hi everyone! I’m so excited that it’s Thanksgiving week, AKA the week where I only have to work 3 days, will spend 1 day eating an insane amount of food, spend another day sitting in my (Christmas) pjs buying lots of black friday deals online, and I finally can put up my Christmas tree without … More So Thankful To Be A Runner
Hi everyone! It’s Friday again and time for the linkup with Eat Pray Run DC, You Signed Up For What?!, and Mar on the Run. This week we’re talking about race day rituals! I think that every runner has their own routine on race day and it’s always fun seeing how each person prepares for … More Friday Five: Race Day Rituals!