Monthly Archive: December, 2015

2015 in Review: Set your goal, raise your effort, raise your goal

This year, I strove to define myself as an athlete. Who do I want to be? What do I want to accomplish? Exploring the answers to those questions — albeit certainly not the… Continue reading

Building base on vacation / Weekly Recap

Considering I raced Saturday, this should probably be a recovery week but I couldn’t pass up the opportunity — I took vacation around the holidays so I have 16 consecutive days off! Last… Continue reading

Weekly recap: Recovery week 6 / Otter Creek race report

I came into this week riding high on the news that I’ll be a Hammer Nutrition sponsored athlete next year. In reality, it’s not a huge deal, but it’s a cool step forward… Continue reading

Louisville Women’s Sport feature

How cool! This week’s FIT 6 feature on the Louisville Women’s Sports website is about yours truly. Read it here and be sure to nominate other women in our area!

Fitting in Fitness

One of the biggest hurdles to fitness success is often time — it can be hard to carve that time out into your schedule. But I think most of us can find that… Continue reading

Weekly Recap: Recovery week 5 / 1 week to Otter Creek

  Exciting news! I have been selected as a Hammer Nutrition athlete for 2016! Stay tuned on that front — once we roll into the new year I’ll have a referral code for you… Continue reading

USATF softens B standard for LA2016

The Olympic Trials Marathon is set for February 13, 2016, in Los Angeles. Today — about two months before the race — the USATF announced the “B” standard for the trials will be slower… Continue reading

Last-Minute Gifts for Runners

Having worked in a running store for five years, I know all about helping people choose gifts for the runner(s) in their family. Usually, I get to ask questions and pick something personal… Continue reading

You’d think I’d learn

From a blog post in 2009: For my next marathon, I am going to try following the schedule more consistently and make myself do all the workouts. No skipping tempo, or MP runs,… Continue reading

Weekly recap: Recovery week 4 | 2 weeks to Otter Creek

Look, it has been pushing 50 degrees for most of December so I really have no excuses right now. I had a solid week this week, although my mileage isn’t as high as… Continue reading