Monthly Archive: December, 2016

2016 Recap & 2017 Goals

Man, what a year. I surprised myself a few times along the way — both in terms of race times but even more so in the amount of work I was willing to… Continue reading

Weekly Recap 12/26

Ah! Late recap because of the holidays. Monday: 8 miles, 63 minutes, 141 AHR. Early morning dark and frigid. 14 degrees, windchill of 5, which is definitely cold in these parts. Generally unremarkable but… Continue reading

Gear Review: Amphipod Xinglet Lite LED

Product name: Xinglet Lite LED Manufacturer: Amphipod Purpose: Making sure you don’t get hit by a car. Why you should buy it: Because you don’t want to get hit by a car. Seriously,… Continue reading

Weekly Recap 12/18

After making myself run in the morning a lot last week, I failed at that this week. We had weird weather in Kentucky, cold for most of the week then really warm Saturday… Continue reading

Book Review: How Bad Do You Want It?

Book title: How Bad Do You Want It? Author: Matt Fitzgerald Release date: 2015 What’s this book about? Subtitled “mastering the psychology of mind over muscle,” HBDYWI looks at epic moments in endurance sports… Continue reading

Salty Running: On the 3rd Day of Christmas, Running Gave to Me: Dollar, Dollar Bills

My latest post for Salty Running is part of the 12 Days of Christmas series. This year, running gave me money. Okay, while I did pocket $200 at a half marathon this fall,… Continue reading

Weekly Recap 12/11

This week involved a lot of cold and dark runs, but a solid 50 mile week with three quality sessions. I’ve also been doing the Jasyoga Hit Reset Streak challenge, so I’ve been… Continue reading

A look back at 2016…

Originally posted on Running With Michael:
I’m going to get this out of the way early: in terms of running 2016 was a bust for me. My Olympic Trials performance was terrible. I…

Weekly Recap 12/4/16

I can hardly believe it’s been a month since the Monumental Marathon already. I still find it hard to believe that I ran 2:57, and I have to check the results now and… Continue reading

2016 Gift Guide for Runners!

Working on your own wishlist or searching for a great gift for the runner in your life? I put together a few recommendations for this year! Marathoner sweatshirt by Sarah Marie Design Studio —… Continue reading