It's officially winter! Though it doesn't really feel like it; Minneapolis is actually experiencing a bit of a warm-up this week (I love it; who needs a white Christmas??), with temps over 40 degrees! I'm not complaining, the warmer temps made training for the Atlanta marathon a lot better! There are now 10 weeks until March 1, i.e. 10 weeks until the Atlanta marathon! As you may know, the Continue Reading
My Favorite Running Gear: Part 2 of a Crowd-Sourced Series
Since I’m not personally able to test out any new running gear these days, I thought this was the perfect time to do a series of posts featuring your favorite running gear. A crowd-sourced series of the best running gear from voices other than just mine! I’m reaching out to all the runners that I know to share their most favorite running gear; it’s interesting because I’m already starting to Continue Reading
Fitness Fashion: The Five Best Summer Running Tanks
I'm all about the sports bra squad on really hot runs and have no shame whatsoever in losing my top to stay comfortable when necessary! But sometimes you still want/need to wear a shirt, even on really hot runs. So I put together a quick list for you of my five favorite summer running tops right now: Oiselle Pleated Tank Buy it HERE This is my recent favorite tank- so much so, that I Continue Reading
What to Wear on Race Day!
Are you training for a fall marathon? Maybe you're doing the Twin Cities Marathon (one of my favorites!) Portland? Milwaukee? Chicago? Berlin? Richmond? Steam town? There are so many great fall marathons to choose from. Maybe you're joining me at Big Cottonwood this Saturday (if so, please comment here so we can connect in Utah!) If you are running a fall race, you might be starting to Continue Reading
Friday Five: Long Running Tanks!
Welcome to the first installment of "Friday Five!" Each Friday, I'll share my top five picks of a certain fitness or fitness fashion related item. Today's post was inspired by a coworker of mine who asked me for advice on my favorite long running tanks. If you're like me (and my coworker), you hate short tops that show the belly. I prefer those of the lengthy variety and here are my top five Continue Reading
The Day Before the Richmond Marathon!
Tomorrow is the Richmond Marathon, marathon #20 for me! You can check out the full map and list of marathons I have done HERE. Richmond will be my 15th state...Many more marathons to go on my way to 50 states! We arrived in Richmond last night around 10:30 pm EST. We were supposed to arrive much earlier, but our (direct) flight from Minneapolis kept getting delayed for mechanical reasons. This Continue Reading
Fitness Fashion Friday: Patriotic Running Apparel
Happy almost 4th of July! Are you running a celebratory race this weekend? Dustin and I are running the Gordon Good Neighbor Days 5k on Saturday with a few friends. Dustin won 1st place last year in his age group. Time to defend his title! If you are a Twin Cities resident, there are a lot of local 4th of July races this weekend to choose from. Minneapolis Running has the full schedule Continue Reading