My 3 Stretch Goals as a Runner

Okay, let’s set aside personal goals about body, or even distance/pace PRs. This post here is about earning HARDWARE. Here are three events I would love to try and tackle in my life. Continue reading My 3 Stretch Goals as a Runner

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Compression Sleeves to the Rescue

We mentioned in our race recap last week that I’ve been struggling with shin splints. Now, you probably know what shin splints feel like, but I feel like there are definitely different levels of splints you can get and I HAD NO IDEA HOW TRULY BAD THEY COULD GET. Continue reading Compression Sleeves to the Rescue

Nightmare on Upper Edgewater Dr.

Allow me to recount the true tale of one of the spooookiest runs I’ve ever been on. I know everyone’s finishing up Stranger Things (I haven’t started yet), but there is no Upside Down or secret lab in this story – just a couple of cars and my imagination. Continue reading Nightmare on Upper Edgewater Dr.

Finally Boxing

I’ve been talking about giving a boxing class a try for years, not only for the exercise, but also for the empowering aspect of it. Every time it came up, though, I would chicken out and find a way to not go, whether it was scheduling conflicts or the price of the class. Last Friday, a friend asked if I’d like to join her at Title Boxing; the first class at Title is free to try out. How could I say no?! Continue reading Finally Boxing

Walking Around the Neighborhood in September

With a big life change that recently adjusted my schedule, I’ve had some extra time during the day. So, I’ve extended my workouts to include some walking. Continue reading Walking Around the Neighborhood in September

11th Annual Wigs for Kids 5K Day at the Zoo

Saturday, July 22, 2017
74°F, 8:30am, Cleveland Metroparks Zoo

We’ve run at the zoo before, so we knew what to expect at the 11th Annual Wigs for Kids 5K Day at the Zoo. That didn’t make the anticipation of the big hill any better, especially with the struggle of the heat this summer. Luckily, it was a VERY rainy morning, with the rain only picking up as we ran and becoming torrential right after we finished. This helped keep the sweat at bay and the temperature refreshing instead of heavy and uncomfortable. Continue reading 11th Annual Wigs for Kids 5K Day at the Zoo