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Circle Of Love

Before my 20 miler on Saturday I looked up what I did for my last 20 miler before B & A in 2010. I looked this up on my blog……my blog helps me remember things….moments……so I am introducing a new weekly post. THINGS THAT MADE ME HAPPY Tuesday – it will be filled with random […]

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4 weeks out from B & A Marathon

It’s not even Friday and it’s sad to say but I’m ready for this week to be over. I’m worn out. Tired. Stressed. Feeling overwhelmed. Run Down. I’m behind on emails, blogging, reviews, you name it. If you are one of those people I owe an email or a call to – this is my […]

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Ali Hat 2

Meet Ali the blogger behind Miles With Style. This speedy runner qualified for Boston on her first marathon attempt!!! Name: Ali Hatfield Age: 25 Twitter: @AHatfield08 Blog: www.Mileswithstyle.com How long have you been running: 15 years Favorite race distance and why: Every time I try a longer race distance, that becomes my favorite. At the moment, my favorite race distance […]

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Bamboo Bottle 2

Never did I ever think that I could combine my love of drinking out of a mason jar glass with the aspect of being able to take my drink with me on the go. The Bamboo Bottle Company proved to me that you can have your water and still enjoy the container you drink it […]

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26.2 Baby Names

Are you a runner? Want to find the perfect baby name that pays homage to the sport you love? Here are 26.2 suggestions of names related to running. Mile 1: Miles [Marine Corps Marathon mascot] Mile 2: Dash Mile 3: Cadence Mile 4: Chase Mile 5: Molly [Molly Huddle – US  5000m record holder & […]

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Dare To Be

As a young child my brother and sisters and I would come up with names that went with our names. My brother Ben’s initials were BLT – so naturally we called him a bacon, lettuce and tomato sandwich. My sister Jessica Rose was JRT – so we called her a junkie rose tank [cause that […]

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I'M IN

One of my favorite running bloggers asked me in 2011 if I had any desire to run NYC Marathon. I told her no. Yes but no. One year I ran the last 10 miles of the course with my mom to meet my uncle at the finish, another year I ran in an old cross country […]

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Courtney 2

Meet Courtney, a girl whose love of running is infectious. Courtney proves you don’t have to have been running your whole life to inspire others to run. Check out this bio of a former dancer turned marathoner! Name: Courtney Schwartz (soon to be Crespin!) Age: 25 Location: Denver, CO Twitter Name: @cisforcourtney Blog Name: cisforcourtney.wordpress.com Team: Runner’s […]

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3 Kids

Each and every day I ask my children – Do you know how much I love you? All the stars in the sky? YES All the sand on the beach? YES All the buildings in the world? YES Chloe, Miles and I have a never ending amount of ways that we find to say I […]

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24 Miles

I repeated this over and over to myself on my run yesterday. I had been dreading my long run. 5 weeks out from B & A Trail Marathon I knew that I wanted to do my longest and slowest long run of this training cycle. The only other person who typically runs my pace and […]

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Spending time with my family

I’ve been doing more doing this week instead of writing about what I do. I’ve found a way to fit in a little bit of reading each day and still manage to run and keep the house semi clean. Colton is at a fun age – walking everywhere and getting in to trouble every five minutes. I love when […]

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IMG_3199

It’s months away but I am already excited, something I try not to do. [get excited about far off things in case they don’t actually happen] Hubby booked a beach house at the Outer Banks of North Carolina!! It will be our 2nd family trip to the Outer Banks and I am REALLY looking forward […]

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Treadmill Run 1-21-12

I asked myself this not two hours ago while running my longest long run this year on the treadmill. Ice and freezing temperatures outside meant that I would be doing my first super long run on the treadmill. To say I wasn’t looking forward to it was an understatement. I don’t make excuses so I […]

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Chloe and Miles

Being honest is something I take pride in. It gets me in trouble often, but I am not a people pleaser. In fact quite the opposite. I feel like a real friend tells it like it is. That people value honesty. They do to a certain point……. The older I get the more I try […]

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Saucony Beanie

The winter gear from Saucony just went on sale – for 3 days only it’s available to *those in the know* – then they will open it up to everyone!!! Get awesome deals on winter gear while you can and stock up for next winter! One of the many ways I save money when it […]

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