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Race Recap: The Mercedes-Benz Marathon

I never do race recaps on the same day that I run.  Lucky for you I'm sitting in a hotel room by myself watching television. This weekend was Mercedes-Benz Marathon weekend in Birmingham, AL.  Yes that's right, the quest continues [...]

Giveaway: Runningluv handles your sweat

Last year at the Little Rock Marathon, I met Danielle from runningluv.com.  We went gaga over this product last year. Now I basically just follow her around from expo to expo. But the thing is, I love this product. You [...]

Race Recap: The Austin Half Marathon

I signed up for this race fully intending on running the full marathon. This is a race on my list that I MUST do. Last year I said I was going to do the race this year and I had [...]

Race Recap: Katy Half Marathon

I've realized that I'm not super into remembering what happened during a race and honestly, that's not the most important part of a race for me.  The actual running part is my own thing and some days I'm feeling it [...]

Exercising is the LEAST offensive thing I’ve done to my body

A study by the American College of Cardiology came out suggesting the amount I run will increase my chance of death but it's at the same rate of people who sit on the couch. The National guideline suggests 150 minutes [...]

My dog took me for a run

This week has been all about getting back into a routine. All the running has kind of messed up my schedule because I've had to recover and do it all over again. Guess what y'all? I'm on a two weekend [...]

Staying safe when you take your workouts outside

Last week a woman was running in the wee hours of the morning and she was attacked. Her attacker tried to pull her in the bushes but she went all karate kid on him and got away. I don't know [...]

Race Recap: The Louisiana Marathon

I had no skin in the game here.  I just ran the Mississippi Blues Marathon the week before and I just wanted to finish.  I won't lie when I tell you, I chose to run the marathon so I could [...]

Race Recap: The Advocate 5K at The Louisiana Marathon

The Louisiana Marathon race weekend is one of my favorites of the year. I can't explain why but it just is. Maybe it's the energy, the friendly people, the beautiful course and even the great finisher festival. It's a race [...]

2015: A year of new goals

I've been contemplating my goals for the new year.  I'm taking a new approach to my goals this year.  I sat down to think about what I accomplish in the new year and most of them come in the form [...]