First things first. If you have been wanting to order an #irunthisbody shirt – coupon code IRUNTHISBODY will give you 10% off your entire order. It expires tonight at midnight PST and is not valid on previous orders. www.dreambigrunlong.com If you have a shirt already and post a picture to instagram – be sure to […]

Here is what my week looked like last week in terms of running! Monday: 8 miles – 8:05 avg – 265 feet elevation gain {am – 1 treadmill mile – 15 minutes of strength} 8:22/8:35/8:20/8:09/8:00/7:49/7:51/7:34 Tuesday: 8 miles – 8:15 avg – 269 feet elevation gain 8:28/8:40/8:28/8:09/8:13/8:56/8:07/7:53 Wednesday: 20 minutes of strength Thursday: 6 miles […]

When Danielle and I were running Honolulu Marathon we were chatting all things social media and running when the guy next to us said to his friend – I just want one picture so I can throw it up on facebook and say I ran a marathon. We both looked at each other and laughed. […]

I’m back home from a whirlwind weekend in San Antonio at the Rock n Roll Expo and Half Marathon. My heart is full, my legs are tired, and it is back to all things mommyhood. Our elf on the shelf did not move last night, I’m blaming that on my tired legs and the rush […]

How is it already the 9th of July? It feels like 2014 just started and now it’s more than half over!! If you are looking for some new songs to add to your fall/winter marathon training playlist here are the top 10 from RunHundred for July! This month’s top 10 list plays host to an […]

After what felt like a couple of month hiatus from sharing my randomness on this blog {really it was about two weeks – so short no one even noticed I was gone – ha} – I officially feel back and ready to share! At the beginning of April my mom {@misslesleyruns on twitter and instagram} was interviewed […]

On November 20th, 2011. I registered the blog name www.dreambigrunlong.blogspot.com  and the website URL www.dreambigrunlong.com and both have sat there since that day waiting for a big dream of mine to come true. As someone who used to work for and closely with Ellen and Elizabeth the founders of Moving Comfort – I have been inspired […]

If you have never run a marathon before you have most likely heard of this thing called THE WALL. Some runners believe that you can’t run a marathon without hitting the wall and others know better. I’ve hit the wall {many times}. I’ve also NOT hit the wall and had great races where I finished 26.2 miles […]

As a runner success is often defined by a number. The number may be large – as in the amount of miles ran on that specific day. The number may be small – as in how fast can you finish a set distance. The problem with numbers is that they only tell one part of the […]

It’s no secret I’m a fan of the McMillan Running Calculator. I’ve been using it since I was a 3:59 marathoner and it hasn’t let me down. The training paces have changed a little over the years but still have continued to help me see results. When I got an email saying that Greg McMillan […]

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Running is measured not only in minutes or miles but also by the moments in between. With out these little people – running wouldn’t mean as much. Dream big friends – DREAM BIG.