One of the hardest things to deal with as a runner is being injured. Many of us use running to manage our mood and anxiety. Add in a looming race date the stress can really start to get to you. I’ve learned from my past injuries that going back too fast or too hard only […]Read more "Recovering From An Injury"
Photo: Me in the Heartbreakers “Battle Shield” Spring Race Singlet If you live in Boston and love running, the three day weekend you love the most ends on Marathon Monday. The B.A.A. 5K draws a world class field and is always a bit of a mess. Not on the race organization side, the participants seem […]Read more "Boston Marathon Weekend (Double Feature Race recap)"
Finding the right running shoe can be hard, especially if you’ve grown to love a certain brand or model. For as long as I’ve been running I’ve pretty much exclusively run in Brooks. My friend also works for them, so I get the friends and family discount, which makes trying other shoes even more difficult […]Read more "Spring Shoe Game"
Photo: My kit for the race. Nike tights, Socks by Neon Bandits, Mizuno top, Shoes Nike Epic React Sometimes you put things out in the universe and instantly question whether it was the right decision or not. Well apparently, sometimes you need to put it out there to push yourself. I wasn’t panning to go […]Read more "An Ras Mor Race Recap"
Most people are surprised that I didn’t start really running until after I was 30. I didn’t enter my first race (Cambridge Classic 5K) until 2014 when I was 37 & was hooked. I mostly followed training plans I found through apps or online but didn’t understand a lot of the terminology. Over the next few years […]Read more "Joining The Heartbreakers"
I still remember the feeling of excitement when I finished my first half marathon in 2014. It was the longest race I had ever taken part of and finished feeling ultra proud of myself. Flash forward to last month where I completed my 6th (I literally can’t believe this) half marathon. Running for nearly 2 […]Read more "Race Recap: DMSE Classic Half Marathon"
Many of you know that I volunteer with Team With A Vision as a sighted guide for visually impaired runners. I’ve been doing it for about 2 years and it’s been extremely rewarding for me. (To find out more about how you can get involved as a sighted guide, click here.) Getting involved with athletes […]Read more "Headphones In Races (repost and giveaway)"