Last week our son passed his 4 month mark and I ran my first race since childbirth. So many good heart feelings! I can’t wait to share about the experience and my favorite hometown race, the Oregon Wine Country Half Marathon. Some runners have a special race which carries a significance beyond the training put into it or… [Read More]
Fitness for the body, mind and soul.
I want to be ready for any adventure with a sharp mind, capable body, and loving soul. These posts are my workouts, challenges, disciplines, and prayers on how to be fully fit.
One mile. Is it even worth the effort of wrangling yourself into a sports bra, hunting down the good socks, and waiting for your Garmin to sync? Absolutely, 100% yes. Today I’m making a case for the quickie run. What is a quickie run? It’s a short run (maybe just one mile or maybe 10 –… [Read More]
We’re one month away from the Oregon Wine Country Half Marathon which takes place in my part of the state! I hope you’ll join me and my friends for an incredibly scenic race followed by more wine tasting than you can handle. My personal goal this year is to run the 2 Person Relay with… [Read More]
And the running coach spotlight parade just keeps rolling! This has been a great series in which I’ve done a little Q&A with run coaches and fitness pros. These are multi-talented folks with solid experience and a lot of positive energy to keep you inspired and informed. So, let’s see who we’ve got this week! Spotlight: Jeremy… [Read More]
Exciting day! I still have more amazing running coaches to feature in the Saturday Spotlight. This week’s featured coach is an online “run buddy” I’ve actually met in person and…we even went through our RRCA Certification Class together! She’s a fabulous runner, writer and well, anyone would be lucky to work with her as a coach! Who is… [Read More]
Hey there! While I’m focusing my energies on being a new mom, I’ve lined up some great info and inspiration for you. In this Spotlight blog series, I’ve done a little Q&A with some great run coaches and fitness pros. These are multi-talented folks with solid experience, great blogs, and a lot of positive energy online to… [Read More]
By now I hope you realize how many awesome running coaches there are out there to work with! That’s the point of this Spotlight blog series. So, let’s see who we’ve got this week! Spotlight: Abby Land Run Coach & Blogger/Social Media Influencer Find her at BackatSquareZero.com and @BackatSquare0 on all social platforms. What kind of runner… [Read More]
Yes, we are keeping the good times rolling with the Saturday Spotlight blog series! I’ve done a little Q&A with some great run coaches and fitness pros. These are multi-talented folks with solid experience, great blogs, and a lot of positive energy online to keep you inspired and informed. So, let’s see who we’ve got this week! Spotlight:… [Read More]
Frustrated with running lately? Need to restore your running mojo? I’ve previously shared a few tips on how to get yourself out that door and go run (don’t think, watch a movie, think small), but today’s quick little tip is quite a bit different. Here’s an excerpt from a Run & Thrive video where I reveal a… [Read More]
Hey there! If you want to see some Baby J photos, catch me in Instagram! And in the mean time, don’t miss these guest posts! My Saturday Spotlights feature a bit of info and inspiration from a variety of great running coaches. So, let’s see who we’ve got this week! Spotlight: Heather Blackmon Owner, Coach, Marketing Consultant, FITaspire Find… [Read More]