Study finds dehydration makes us stupid (surprising no runner)

It’s hot. It’s humid. It’s the southeast from May until August, at least, and sometimes longer than that. We’re training for fall marathons, reciting the mantra “humidity is the poor man’s altitude” and… Continue reading

August Recap

Hi friends! I know, it has been a while. I’m going to attempt a blog comeback, at least a little bit of one. Let’s start with a quick recap from August. At the… Continue reading

Carmel Marathon Race Report (finally)

This marathon cycle I unplugged a little bit. I didn’t write training logs for Salty Running. I did a terrible job, frankly, of even updating my logs for my coach to review. I… Continue reading

Training Log February & March 2018

Whew. Really fell off the training log bandwagon. That’s not to say I haven’t been running … because I definitely have. I think I was spending so much time running that the last… Continue reading

Salty Running: Winter Weather Wreaking Havoc on Your Skin?

Oh, winter. As if the ice and snow weren’t obstacles enough, winter weather is hard on your skin, especially if you’re running outside. Even inside, the air is drier and causing all sorts… Continue reading

Salty Running: The 2018 Treadmill Entertainment Awards

One of the best things I read on Instagram in all of 2017 was Esther Atkins saying it’s not a “dreadmill,” it’s a “dreammill.” Yes, running outside is totes the best — I’m… Continue reading

KY-USATF Presents Annual Awards

  The USATF Kentucky chapter held its annual banquet Jan. 6, and I was honored to receive the Women’s Long Distance Runner of the Year award alongside some amazing athletes. Runners of the… Continue reading

Weekly Recap 01/15/18

Oh man I’m so behind on training logs. I had high hopes around the holidays to post them and get caught up, and then it kept slipping by and I felt like I… Continue reading

Weekly Recap 12/10/17

Week two of my new job and I’m getting back in the early morning groove. Monday: 6 miles before work, in the dark, with Morgan for the first mile. I ran hard Saturday… Continue reading

Weekly Recap 12/03/17

Holy crap, working is hard! Whew. But, a solid mileage week even with starting my new job and adjusting to different hours. Monday: 6 miles at 6 p.m. after work. Should’ve gone in… Continue reading