2018 Cleveland Turkey Trot Recap

I steadfastly decided that I wasn't going to brave the crowds this year to run this race.  Nope, wasn't going to do it.  The winds, the parking, the sheer amount of people and bodies.  I was not going to start my Thanksgiving off with that race.  Sure, I love the adrenaline and the excitement.  I … Continue reading 2018 Cleveland Turkey Trot Recap

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Dirty Dirty 12k Race Recap

A few weeks ago, I raced a local trail 12k in the Cuyahoga Valley National Park.  This race wasn't on my schedule but after finding out that CVNP would not allow any races to take place in the park beginning in 2019, I decided to sign up last minute as it would likely by the … Continue reading Dirty Dirty 12k Race Recap

Week in Review-Putting on the Old Running Shoes Again

I feel like lately I've been running more than usual.  I had all but stopped running during the week just prior to the LNT Marathon and had even less motivation to run following the race.  I mostly stuck to Crossfit workouts and the occasional cycling class.  Lately however, the fire has been stoked once again … Continue reading Week in Review-Putting on the Old Running Shoes Again

Week in Review: I like Long Runs and I Cannot Lie

I have always been a big fan of the long run.  Endurance is my biggest asset when it comes to anything related to fitness or athletics. An example from this morning at crossfit, it's incredibly obvious where my strengths lie: our metcon was a combination of running, jump rope and hang power cleans.  I felt … Continue reading Week in Review: I like Long Runs and I Cannot Lie