The List

Many people have created a “30 before 30” list — usually a mini-bucket list of things they want to do before they’re 30 years old. Frequent items include traveling abroad, skydiving, getting married.… Continue reading

Regional Spring Marathons

Knoxville – March 29 – http://www.knoxvillemarathon.com Go! St Louis – April 12 – http://gostlouis.org Carmel – April 18 – http://www.carmelmarathon.com/pages/home Derby – April 25 – http://derbyfestivalmarathon.com Country Music Marathon (Nashville) – April 25 – http://runrocknroll.competitor.com/nashville Pro Football Hall… Continue reading

Indy Monumental Race Review – Nov. 1, 2014

Saturday was my second trip to the Monumental Marathon, having run the full there last year. This year I was taking on the half, while my husband was running the full. A few… Continue reading

Otter Creek Trail Race – Preview – Dec. 20, 2014

There are three of us in my running group who have December birthdays within about 10 days of each other. For years, we’ve talked about — but never had — a collective birthday… Continue reading

A summer marathon, of sorts

In August, I felt exactly like I was getting ready for a marathon. The planning. The clothing. The weather-watching. The nerves. Except I wasn’t about to run a marathon. I was about to get… Continue reading

A starter kit for launching new runners

There should be like a starter kit for running. And experienced runners should have it handy to give out whenever needed, because we’ve all had that conversation. It usually goes like this: “I… Continue reading

Ladies’ Only Racing and the Indy Women’s Half

Men are faster than women — this is a fact that no amount of women’s lib will ever change. But, not all men are faster than all women, that’s for sure. A number… Continue reading

Pelvis: Your body’s wobbly seesaw

“It’s all about the pelvis,” my friend and physical therapist proclaimed recently. I wholeheartedly agreed, in part because I was in the middle of a dozen exercises to fix my own pelvis and… Continue reading

Becoming a gym rat

I have often said I don’t really like exercising — I just like running. People who go to the gym and “work out” seem strange to me. Until now. Previously, when I was… Continue reading

When the finish line means even more

Crossing a race finish line, especially a marathon, is always a victory. That sense of accomplishment, of pride, is something every finisher gets, regardless of their time or finishing position. And sometimes, that… Continue reading