Author Archives: Jessica

April & May Running Roundup: Spring Showers, May Flowers

Yup, I missed the April roundup so now you get a two-for-one. By the end of March, beginning of April, the year mark of COVID, plus marathon training, plus CrossFit, plus work…had me feeling pretty physically and emotionally tired. Nothing … Continue reading

April & May Running Roundup: Spring Showers, May Flowers
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BibRave Product Review: Natural Sun Protection with Tanri Outdoors

“Disclaimer: I received an Tanri Outdoors sun-care products to review as part of being a BibRave Pro. Learn more about becoming a BibRave Pro (ambassador), and check out BibRave.com to review, find, and write race reviews!” Even though I am … Continue reading

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Make your miles matter: 2021 National Day of Awareness MMIW Virtual Run

Run, walk, get active with @native_women_running in support of @mmiwusa – a non-profit that works on the ground with families who are strongly affected by this issue. Continue reading

Make your miles matter: 2021 National Day of Awareness MMIW Virtual Run
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March Running Roundup: Keep Moving Forward

After the vaccine, and Fried Clay, and improvements in the weather, I found myself feeling much sunnier by the end of the month. Through the highs and the lows of the month, Grandmas Marathon training was there through it all. Marathon training is a steady friend, and dispenser of tough love, exactly when you need it. Continue reading

March Running Roundup: Keep Moving Forward
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February Running Roundup: winter maintenance and motivation

Even though my birthday falls in February, it tends to be a struggle month for me. The new year has settled in, the late winter, pre-spring blues crop up, and motivation becomes a bit of a struggle. I feel like I’m operating 75-80% on my fitness and nutrition goals, but that 20-ish% of less than ideal nutrition behavior ends up creating plateaus that can spiral into lapses in motivation and loss of fitness gains. Continue reading

February Running Roundup: winter maintenance and motivation
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January Running Roundup: Habit Building and PRs

Roundup of January fitness stats, goals, activities, and accomplishments! Continue reading

Roundup of January fitness stats, goals, activities, and accomplishments!
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BibRave Race Review: Hot Chocolate 15k Atlanta

Disclaimer: I received free entry to Hot Chocolate 15k Atlanta as part of being a BibRave Pro. Learn more about becoming a BibRave Pro (ambassador), and check out BibRave.com to review find and write race reviews!” Many of us may be fatigued … Continue reading

Will run for chocolate! Even during COVID, a virtual race experience can still be a SWEET experience. Here's my review of the Virtual Hot Chocolate 15k Atlanta #bibchat #runchat #hc15k
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5 Reason I LOVE My Peloton Tread+

When that slightly off, possibly body shaming but not really body shaming, Peloton commercial came out around Christmas 2019 many of us stuck up our noses at the bougie-ness of it all. However, when COVID closed down our favorite gyms … Continue reading

10 Reasons I LOVE My @onePeloton Tread+ #bibchat #runchat #treadmill #marathontraining #runnersafety #inhalethegoodshit #exhalethebullshit #pelotontread
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December Running Roundup: 2020 Year in Review and Moving Forward into 2021

I’ll avoid using one of the overused adjectives used to describe 2020, but yeah…it’s been a bit of a year to say the least. Considering everything going on in the world, the end of 2020 has me feeling extremely grateful. … Continue reading

Check out my December Running Roundup and 2020 Year in Review: Keep Moving Foward!
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BibRave Product Review: Running Winter Warmer with Buff® DryFlx+ Collection

Disclaimer: I received the Buff® DryFlx+ headband and necker warmer to review as part of being a BibRave Pro. Learn more about becoming a BibRave Pro ambassador, and check out BibRave.com to review, find, and write race reviews!  Every fall when BibRave starts to offer … Continue reading

BibRave Product Review: Running Winter Warmer with Buff® DryFlx+ Collection
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