Monthly Archive: January, 2017

Raynaud’s and Running | Salty Running

It’s 45°F outside and I’m ready to run, dressed in shorts, a t-shirt, and … mittens? I can happily run into the mid-30s in shorts, but my hands need coverage if it’s cooler… Continue reading

Weekly recap 1/29/17

Little less crazy than last week … but still kinda crazy. Also finally committed to a spring race so stay tuned for that. I didn’t do as well with the “extras” this week… Continue reading

Weekly Recap 1/22/17

So most weeks I just post the skinny on my training, for what I hope is a fun behind-the-scenes peek but also to help keep me accountable. This week I’m including a little… Continue reading

Weekly Recap 1/15/17

It’s been a weird weather week (again), but after you run in 0 windchill, everything else seems better. Generally I had a goal this week of doing something “extra” each day to help… Continue reading

KY-USATF Awards – Cynthia Heady top female MUT winner!

The USATF Kentucky chapter presented it’s annual runner of the year awards on January 7 in Lexington. I was excited to see my friend, sister-hero and inspiration Cynthia Heady win the women’s Mountain… Continue reading

Salty Running | Treadmill Tip of the Week: Let Us Entertain You!

My latest post on! Welcome to the SaltyValu™ Critic’s Choice Awards for Treadmill Entertainment! Live from the treadmill belt runway, I’m your host, Chicory and I’ll generously spare you the bad political… Continue reading

Weekly Recap 1/8/17

First week of January is over. Three more to go. January is definitely Bertha’s favorite month — if you can log some decent mileage in January, your spring season is off to a… Continue reading

Salty Running – Traci Falbo: From Couch to World Record

One of the country’s top ultra runners walks through the parking lot of a Panera Bread in Louisville, Kentucky on a Thursday afternoon. She has a faded tattoo around one ankle, sunbleached hair,… Continue reading

Hammer Nutrition 2017 Sponsored Athlete!

I am excited to return as a Hammer Nutrition sponsored athlete for 2017! I love the company’s commitment to all-natural ingredients and to innovating true endurance fuels with a “less is best” approach.… Continue reading

Weekly Recap 1/1/17 + Hangover Classic Race Report

Hey New Year! Welcome! I had a great year of training and racing in 2016, so I’m a little sad to see it go. But I wrapped up the year with a 60-mile… Continue reading