7 Strategies to Keep You Motivated & Running Strong this Winter: FREE Guide

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I absolutely love running. But, I do NOT love super dark and super cold, wet and dreary early mornings. You might not either, so I created a 7-Strategy Guide for Keeping you Motivated and Running Strong this Winter just for us! It has my best tips (even a bonus tip), to help you run like you mean it and keep … [continue]

5 Strategies to Become a Kick-Butt Rester

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  Head over to the Run Momma Run Facebook Page to Watch me chat up how to rest on Facebook LIVE Less is more. I find myself saying this often. About many things. It’s one of those pieces of “zen” advice that I wish I could follow all the time. It can be applied to many things, like…. Stressing about … [continue]

• all you have is what you got

Or is it all you need is what you got? Either way. I got it! Training for a half marathon or any race or even pulling yourself out of bed for a run comes from something deep inside of you. That’s what I love about running. “It gives you exactly what you put into it”, Red said to me yesterday. … [continue]

Pumpkin Carrot Coconut Curry Soup Recipe

This delicious recipe comes from my bestie, Michelle. It’s a rich and lovely way to bring in the colder season. She says… There is nothing that speaks fall like chilly nights and the brilliant colors that come with the changing of the leaves. There’s a special smell in the air that is indicative to the coming of the season along … [continue]

Michelle’s Post-Breast Cancer Treatment Health Tips

(From RMR gal, Michelle’s journal) Run Momma Run is about celebrating and connecting women who run. It’s about supporting each other on our common quest for healthy lifestyles, fitness and our sometimes crazy sport.  In the middle of celebrating, however, I was thrown a curve ball: breast cancer. For nearly all of this last year my quest for health became … [continue]

• mckenzie river trail run pre-race report

If you try and make me laugh while getting into an “icier than a witches tit” lake after 24 miles of serious trail running and rock hopping complete with non-functioning Garmin, mis-fire-fueling, took-a-wrong-turn-or-two moments and epic underarm chaffe, I will make this all-too-familiar universal sign for, well, you know. BUT, I will also be smiling because, after all, it’s TRAIL … [continue]

• dirty dash 2012 race report or how the june cleavers keep their curlers

My curlers didn’t fall out. Yep, that was one of my main concerns as I crawled on my hands and knees through cold, wet mud last Saturday. But I almost didn’t run the Eugene 2012 Dirty Dash. Once upon a time, (like 6 months ago) Tanya, one of my bestest running buddies, announced that the Dirty Dash was coming to … [continue]

• why injury has made me a better runner

Two quick things before I launch into my latest soap box…Sorry in advance for subjecting you to photos, once again, of me in that striped headband and my Lithia Loop Marathon shirt. I DO have lots of other running clothes, but these are just my absolute favorites.  And, for the full meal deal on the Ridgeline Ramble, see my race … [continue]

• ridgeline ramble 20k trail run race report

What fun! Seriously, the 2012 Ridgeline Ramble was a hoot. There were many reasons for this day being one of the freaking best, so here they are! (Sorry, you know how I love lists.) 1. The weather was perfect (around 50, cool and cloudy with a promise of sun) 2. It started with awesome running peeps! 3. Shuttle! 4. I … [continue]