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One of my favorite Christmas presents. Dream Big, Run Long bracelets from my sister!

Prior to Columbus Marathon I put it out there that I had BIG DREAMS of one day running a 3:10 marathon. When I decided on that DREAM I didn’t think I could or would even come close to it for a VERY LONG time – it seemed like a BIG DREAM [and a huge goal]. Then decided to go […]

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Run With Jess 1

Meet Jess the blogger behind Run With Jess. I’m loving her favorite quote – “A goal should scare you a little and excite you a lot.”  A good reminder that it’s OK for a goal to scare you! Name: Jess McMullin Age: 37 Location: Central Illinois, but I still call Wisconsin “home” Blog:  www.runwithjess.com Twitter:  RUNwJESS Occupation: Stay-Home Mom, […]

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Twitter Runners

Are you a twitter newbie and looking for fun, informative, or inspirational runners to follow? From authors, to pro-runners, editors of Runners World, to Olympians – this list of 26.2 runners is sure to ROCK your twitter stream.   Mile 1: @runmeb – Christian, Proud father of three girls, 2 time Olympian, Olympic Silver Medalist & 2009 […]

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*ignore sweaty messy hair

Items Needed: A running shirt you don’t wear anymore but might if it was a little bit different – cotton or a poly-cotton blend shirt works best Scissors Take a shirt you don’t care about, in case you ruin in, and lay flat on the floor. I chose this shirt because I don’t wear it […]

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Henry

I’m one of those girls that checks the reviews on just about everything I buy before I buy it. If the reviewer didn’t like something I imagine in my head who they are – what unknown reason made them dislike it that they haven’t bothered to record. If the person liked it – I imagine […]

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Desi

It’s easier said than done but RUNNING YOUR OWN RACE is one of the most important aspects of racing. If you run someone else’s race you risk *hitting the wall* and not hitting your goal. LISTEN to that little voice inside of you that tells you to HAVE PATIENCE and follow the plan – BIG […]

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MARATHONER!

Meet Zaneta, the blogger behind Zaneta Runs. While reading her bio you might notice that she loves exclamation points – I think this shows just how much this girl loves to run! What do you think? Name: Zaneta Brown Age: 24 Blog: http://zanetaruns.blogspot.com Twitter: @superwoman4002 How long have you been running: My whole life, but […]

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Saucony FIND YOUR STRONG

Last night I checked my phone one last time before it was time to put the little people to bed and saw this tweet from Saucony. Immediately I went to their facebook page and literally jumped out of my skin. Chloe and I made their photo collage celebrating 100K facebook fans. I figured it was […]

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Tea 2

I get obsessed with things very easily. My husband calls it the *Chipotle Effect* When I find something I love I go ALL in. There was a period of time when I loved Chipotle. I loved it so much I ate it twice a day almost 5 days a week. [You can imagine what this […]

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Google Friend Connect

As you may or may not already know Google is getting rid of Google Friend Connect. What is Google Friend Connect? It’s this handy little box on the side of blogs that makes it easy for people to sign up to follow a blog. It gives you updates from each blog you follow in your […]

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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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