10 Ways to Find Your Next Race

Pensacola marathon

Since becoming an obsessive runner a few years ago I've spent hours pouring over websites trying to find races. Finding my next race wasn't always as straight-forward as I would have anticipated. There are hundreds of different websites that all list different races, and it seems like there isn't ... read more

That one time I placed in my age group at a 5k

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Something weird happens when you sign up to do a trail race in a small city. You actually have a chance of placing top 3 in your age group even if you are, comparatively, pretty slow. Travis and I have been looking forward to doing the Love 2 Run's 5k for Wounded Warriors for a few weeks. It ... read more

Fitness Friday: Back to the Real World


Saturday: 6 miles (11:10 pace) Sunday: 12 miles (10:40) Monday: 6 miles (10:50) + T25 Core Speed Tuesday: 4x1200 (9:00 pace) total of 6 miles (9:40 pace) + PiYo Define Lower Body Wednesday: PiYo Define Upper Body & Sweat Thursday: 10 miles (7 @ 10:00 pace) Friday: 6 miles (11:00) Total ... read more

5k PR’s and Soaking up All the Sun

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With rain hijacking the last few weekends we finally had the type of weekend that epitomizes the gorgeous Spring weather in Florida. I was able to spend some time hanging out with a friend on his front porch and this photo just about sums up how perfect it has been outside. He has an incredible ... read more

Big News & Bigger News

Personal Records

Yesterday was truly epic! I woke up and had that "I'm going to kill it" feeling about my workout. The last 2 weeks I haven't had as much energy for exercise as I normally do. It's strange since I love it so much but I can only assume the stress from end of term is making it difficult for me to ... read more

Am I a Runner Yet?


If someone were to ask me point-blank if I was a runner I'd probably hesitate, then respond with "Kind of." I started running in March of this year. No RunKeeper, no handheld water bottle. Just going at it for 30 seconds at a time for as long as I could stand it. By May 26th I was getting a bit ... read more