Disclaimer: I received a pair of Knockaround Sunglasses 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! You may have already seen me around wearing Knockaround sunnies. They're affordable, durable, come in several shapes, sizes, and fun colors, and look AMAZING! You … Continue reading Kindness is Dope: A BibRave Knockaround Review
I'm running the Kansas City Marathon presented by Garmin! 🏃♀️ This will be my fall marathon and "A" goal race. I'm excited to run through the streets of Kansas City, visit with some awesome family friends, and experience all that this race has to offer. Crossing that finish line and earning some KC BBQ will … Continue reading Best way to prepare for a marathon? Register for one!
Disclaimer: I received a ticket to The Run Show USA Boston 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! As we head into 2022 have you made plans for more in-person races? Run-cations? Updated fitness and nutrition regimen? All of the … Continue reading Time to run into the new year with The Run Show!
Seeking adventure and a change of pace on the path less-traveled... Once again my plan to write these posts every month fell by the wayside. Between taking over a consulting project at one job, building a software product and starting a new company, traveling for Bike Ride Across GA, Grandma's Marathon, work, and then a … Continue reading Summer Fitness Roundup: Summer Lovin’ on the Roads Less Traveled
“Disclaimer: I received free entry to the Grandma's Marathon 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!” After more than a year without in-person road marathons, and more than 2 years since I've raced one, I was super excited to run Grandma's Marathon … Continue reading BibRave Race Review: The “biggest little race” at Grandma’s Marathon!
Re-energizing with some Spring rest and miles. 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 terrible, just more tired and more emotionally sensitive. … Continue reading April & May Running Roundup: Spring Showers, May Flowers
"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 less burn-prone now than I was in my teens and twenties, the amount of time … Continue reading BibRave Product Review: Natural Sun Protection with Tanri Outdoors
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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.
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.