Happy Friday! Occasionally I like to use this little space of the internet to share some random things that I am loving lately. Here we go with five of my recent favorites! 1.Boden Dresses. I can't resist their fun colors and patterns. There isn't a local brick-and-mortar store in the Twin Cities for Boden, so I buy everything online. I read any available reviews and generally have a Continue Reading
Friday Favorites: A Random List of Things I’m Loving Lately.
Happy Friday! I don't know about you, but I am so ready for the weekend. Just for fun today I thought I'd share a random list of some of my recent favorites- not running related. Just a hodgepodge of things I am enjoying lately: 1. Newman's Own Ginger Mints I love anything ginger. Like the Gin-Gin chewy ginger candy, ginger tea etc. These mints are my favorite way to get a little dose of Continue Reading
Friday Five Favorites: Reasons to Love the Track!
Today's Friday Five Favorites is all about the TRACK. Marathon training is about endurance, but speed training is still an important component of a successful plan. Historically, I have usually done my workouts on the same trails on which I do my long runs. But more recently, I have headed to a local track for my shorter speed sessions. And guess what- I'm loving it! There are so many Continue Reading
Friday Five: My FIVE Favorite Places to Carbo-Load in Minneapolis!
Today's installment of Friday Five Favorites is a quick list of my five favorites place to "carbo-load." These are great places to eat in Minneapolis the night before a race or a long run. 1. Punch Pizza. Website: http://www.punchpizza.com Hands down. The best place in town pre-long run/pre-race. It's light- it won't weigh you down. And it's so, so tasty! There are several locations in Continue Reading
Friday Favorites: Five Things You Need to Survive Pool Running
When training for the London Marathon, I was diagnosed with a level 1 stress "reaction." For about four weeks, I couldn't run. I could swim, bike, and POOL RUN! There were a few things that I needed in order to survive all that pool running, so today's Friday Favorites is five tips to survive pool running! 1. Access to a pool with a deep end: I pictured pool running as running in the Continue Reading