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[Live Video] My worst nightmare came true on my first group training run + the 6 things I learned

Oh, now that was fun! Check out my very first Facebook Live video all about training with a group. Yeah, the beginning is all about how my worst fears were realized on my very first group run day when I signed up for my first marathon training. Good times. I won’t spoil it by blabbing on here, so head over … [continue]

How to reach out to running friends for support when you’re not running

“Friends help heal things.” This little gem of a thought came to me yesterday after I spent an hour with a friend who met me at 5:30am to jog an ever-so-slow 2 miles around the track. Time that I sooooo much needed. Of course, the next thought that came to my mind was, “DUH, of course friends help you heal, … [continue]

• a memorable memorial weekend

Nope, didn’t run that beautiful 50K through the Wildwood trail in Portland last Sunday, but I had a fantastic weekend with family and friends. Bad calf, bad foot, bad hammy has kept my weekly mileage low and kept me from my race, but it didn’t keep me from enjoying the other loves of my life. Driving up to Portland on … [continue]