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3 things I did well in January

I am in no hurry.No one said I need to finish all my 5 challenges of 2014 in one month, right?I have been reading up on how to keep people happy and motivated and read that we should write…

Running

My top 5 tempo and interval runs

A confession: I love tempo and interval training. You may think this girl is a little loco… But really, I am not.It brings such a variety to my running and has actually made me run further (and faster on…

Running

Hills – friend or foe?

I don’t know how this happened. Someone please help!One of my self-assigned challenges this year is to try and run a half marathon PR. Now that in itself is not yet a reason to despair in January – another…

Exploring

8 things I learned about wine this week

I do like wine. Nearly as much as running. But to be quite honest I don’t know much about wine. I know when I drink wine whether I like a particular wine or not. And I do like rosΓ©,…

Running

On my way to Mexico

I made it to Gilroy and just passed it. Gilroy smells. Of garlic. It is the Garlic Capital of the World or at least likes to think of itself this way.Now to be quite fair, I didn’t literally pass…

Running

‘Cause I am only half crazy…

Is what she said. When is it too early to have your race schedule set for the first 6 months of the year? January 8th? My running buddy +Lauren Bogart (check out her adventures training for a triathlon and a…

Running

My 5 challenges for 2014

I don’t actually “do” New Year’s resolutions. However, I do like setting goals for myself and though I do that throughout the year, starting with a blank page in January is fun. So how do I set myself up…

Running

Running makes you happy (research says so)

It’s January 3rd and all your New Year’s resolutions about healthy living and exercising more are alreday tumbling? Now, mine are still strong and here are a few titbits that get me going (plus my inner nagging voice, but…

Running

Running around at Christmas time

This kind of running around at Christmas time I love. Not the shopping. Not the stressful getting everything done before Christmas. Not the crazy trying to find parking.No. No.I actually love running around my neighborhood at Christmas time. Actually…