Category: Running and Races

I’m Running The NYC Marathon With #teamULTRA!

Thank you to Michelob Ultra for providing me travel, race entry, and other opportunities. All opinions are always my own.  I am so happy to finally be able to share this news. If you follow along on Instagram, then you probably already saw the post. I can’t…

Running All The Races After Nothing For 1.5 Years

 If you are a regular reader around here, then you know I have ran countless races and love sharing about all the details. With the pandemic and lockdown I haven’t ran a physical race since Rock ‘n’ Roll New Orleans in February 2020. That is…

7 Things That Make You A Runner

I always hear people say, “They aren’t a real runner.” What the heck does that even mean? Where is the line drawn that designate what makes someone a “real” runner vs. a fake runner? Thats BS in my opinion. Anyone can be a runner…

Core Strength Exercises For Runners

Walking, jogging, running and all forms of exercise require good core strength to prevent injury and lower back pain if core strength is included in an everyday lifestyle. Core Strength Exercises can be performed at home whenever you can set aside some time, but frequency should be each day or…

Tips For Running A Virtual Race

Virtual races have existed for awhile, but they have definitely exploded in popularity due to the pandemic. There are tons of virtual options. Including for the first time, major marathons offering virtual like Boston Marathon. Here are my best tips for running a virtual race. Find the Race You Want…

How Do I Find A Race To Run?

  Whether you are a beginner or have been running for years, sometimes finding the right race to run can be a challenge. Here are some tips on how to find a race for you to run. Local Running Store Local running stores are a great place to find out…

How Running Helps My Mental Health and Anxiety

I want to start by saying I am not a doctor. I have struggled with anxiety my whole life. If you are a regular you know I have written about my anxiety before. Running became a large part of how I cope with it. Many doctors recommend exercise as a…