Tag Archives: 5k

Why You Should Run With a Pacer – And Why You Shouldn’t

“Follow the leader” Iiiitttt’ssss Marathon Week! After a long winter of training, it’s hard to believe the big day is almost here. On Saturday, along with thousands of runners, I’ll step up to the start line at the Fargo Marathon, … Continue reading

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Why You Should Run the 0.1 or 0.2

“You don’t have to go the extra mile, only part of it” I’m fresh off pacing my very first 10k event, part of the annual Minneapolis Get in Gear race series. It was a great time, filled with several of … Continue reading

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5 Reasons a Marathon Training Partner is Gold

“People, let me tell you ‘bout my best friend” I interrupt this week’s regularly-scheduled blog to bring you something impromptu. Every so often, I see something that inspires a post. Today, it happened twice, which led me to shelve this … Continue reading

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The Lucky 7 – My Favorite Spring Blogs

“Spring – rejuvenation, rebirth, everything’s blooming. All that crap.” I don’t particularly like spring. Winter is my favorite season and I kind of hate to see it come to an end. But mostly, I don’t like spring because the sloppy … Continue reading

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Shenanigans and Memories for an Unforgettable Honeymoon

“Jamaican me crazy” Chris and I just returned from a wonderful vacation in Jamaica – wonderful, with a few hiccups. For those of you interested in reading about it, continue past the next paragraph to the very end. For those … Continue reading

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Dick Beardsley Marathon – Race Highlights

“Take the lake” I don’t write reviews or recaps of every race I run. First, that would get obnoxious for readers. Second, while every race is meaningful to me, I don’t always have noteworthy experiences to share for the good … Continue reading

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Everyday Athletes, Olympics & the Power of a Bib

“Nothing is impossible. The word itself say’s ‘I’m Possible.’” I’m sitting here on a Sunday morning, computer on my lap, coffee in hand, watching the men’s marathon. Pretty much a perfect morning with just one dark spot – it’s one … Continue reading

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