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 Group  (a.k.a. the best company to work for […]

Erie Marathon – Boston Qualifier!!

The Erie Marathon at Presque Isle was my 21st marathon, and I’m happy to report that I finally qualified for the Boston Marathon!!! Due to the high demand for runners trying to get in to Boston the past few years, I knew that I would have to beat my qualifying time of 3:40:00 by at least […]

Why I Decided to Run a Marathon

Since I’m getting ready to attempt a Boston Marathon qualifying time at Erie Marathon tomorrow, I thought it was a good time to share what started this crazy journey over 7 years ago. Hopefully, I will have good news to share with all of you next week,  but no matter what, I’m sure marathon #21 will […]

Keeping Youth Sports Safe – It’s Your Life Magazine Aug/Sept 2015

This post was published in the August/September 2015 issue of It’s Your Life Magazine. Click here to view the rest of this issue. If you would like to subscribe to future issues for FREE click here. Keeping Youth Sports Safe Youth sports are a valuable tool in a child’s development. They can foster a sense of […]

Fartlek – Funny Name, Effective Workout

I’m sure that a few of you snickered at the workout name. I know my high school teammates & I always gave our coach a hard time every time he mentioned this workout. (For the record, yes, it is pronounced  just like what you are thinking! Now get your mind out of the gutter you […]