It’s no secret that runners like beer. From trying to drink it during a run or looking for some beer specials after a 5K, we don’t hide the fact that we like to reward ourselves after a strong run. Now, when you’re short on time but still want to indulge a bit, the shower beer is the perfect solution. Multitasking is the way to go!
I recently had to take some time off from running (this one was by choice, not due to an injury) and my mind went all sorts of places during my 10 days off. There were some serious bouts with concern, dread, worry, and just feeling down on myself, but I found some ways to make light of the situation. Here are some thoughts we’ve probably all had when we haven’t been running as much as usual; the silly ones, not the bummers. Continue reading 5 Thoughts You Have When You Can’t Run
Happy birthday, Kaitlin! Continue reading Happy Birthday to K!
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
I’m not an expert in fitness or nutrition, but here are some of my favorite foods to eat before running. These have proven to NOT cause gastric distress for me.* Some of these are good choices if you’re squeezing in a run after lunch, while others are fantastic pre-race fuel!
Summer is suddenly upon us here in Cleveland. We had a week of marvelous fall-like temperatures, but now we’re lingering in the 80s and pushing 90 degrees. Needless to say, this makes running a sweaty mess. Continue reading The Worst Sweat