Are Waterproof Running Shoes Right for You?

Waterproof Running Shoes: Pros and Cons As it has finally gotten colder in most of the US, many runners are reevaluating their shoe choices for the winter months. One of the questions I frequently get asked is whether waterproof running shoes are a good idea or not. Like most things, the answer is, “It depends.” […]

Candy Burner HIIT

Total Body HIIT If you’re anything like me, then you probably have a hard time staying on track throughout the holidays. We just finished up Halloween, so of course there is candy everywhere. I always make my children’s costumes, and I tell them that part of the deal is a candy tax. I make the […]

Confessions of a Crazy Ultra Runner

It’s no great secret that ultra runners are a different breed. We tend to think differently, act differently, and have some downright quirky habits. Allow me to give you a glimpse into the mind of a crazy ultra runner. Confessions of a Crazy Ultra Runner   I Calculate the Price Per Mile to Justify Running […]

6 Tips for Running Hills

Hills can be a runner’s best frenemy. We love hills because they make us faster & stronger, but we hate them because they literally take our breath away! When run properly, hill runs, and hill repeats can actually double as speedwork. This is due to the fact that hill running can improve your aerobic fitness […]

Adventures at Newton & the Boulder Backroads Marathon

The past week has been a whirlwind of activity. I qualified for the Boston Marathon at Erie Marathon at Presque Isle on Sunday, and on Thursday my hubby & I flew out to Boulder, Colorado. I had just celebrated my 10 year anniversary of working for Ruhlin GroupĀ  (a.k.a. the best company to work for […]