Vermont City Marathon: Training Week #10

Disclaimer: I received a free entry to Vermont City Marathon as part of being a BibRave Pro. Learn more about becoming a BibRave Pro (ambassador), and check out BibRave.com to find and write race reviews! As the runners like to shout out: WOOOOOOOOOOOOAH, WE’RE HALFWAY THERE! Halfway through Marathon training! This was a drop-back week […]

Product Review: XX2i France2 Pro Racing Sunglasses

Disclaimer: I received a pair of XX2i Optics France2 Sunglasses to review as part of being a BibRave Pro. Learn more about becoming a BibRave Pro (ambassador), and check out BibRave.com to review, find, and write race reviews! This is my 2nd pair of XX2i Optics sunglasses. My other pair, the Australia1, I won during […]

Weekly Therapy: Luck o’ the Irish to you!

the week: Current status: Eating leftover (gluten-free!) wedding cake for breakfast. weekend: So, we made our marriage license official — and celebrated EIGHT YEARS together! 😍 We found a wonderful lady to come to our home and get our signatures (along with our witnesses), and then will celebrate with some corned beef and cabbage and […]

Vermont City Marathon: Training Week #9

Disclaimer: I received a free entry to Vermont City Marathon as part of being a BibRave Pro. Learn more about becoming a BibRave Pro (ambassador), and check out BibRave.com to find and write race reviews! Longest trail distance (and a crazy map drawing!), easy runs at home on the treadmill and more strength training with […]

Challenge Events: Multiple Races in One Weekend

Disclaimer: I received a free entry to the Illinois half marathon and 5k as part of being a BibRave Pro. Learn more about becoming a BibRave Pro (ambassador), and check out BibRave.com to find and write race reviews! A year ago, I finished the Gasparilla Ultra Challenge — a total of 30+ miles across 4 […]

Weekly Therapy: A Week of Awesome celebrating a Day of Awesomeness

the week: This week we celebrated being awesome and being women. Every person I saw wearing red on Wednesday, I gave a mental fist bump. weekend: Swapped my long run to Sunday this weekend, which ended up being a good call with overnight snow on Friday and sub-freezing temps again on Saturday morning. The time […]

Vermont City Marathon: Training Week #8

Disclaimer: I received a free entry to Vermont City Marathon as part of being a BibRave Pro. Learn more about becoming a BibRave Pro (ambassador), and check out BibRave.com to find and write race reviews! Tired feelings, new Launch Shamrocks and BibRave buddy! Week 8 was my time to focus on foam rolling, recovery, and […]

Vermont City Marathon: Training Week #7

Disclaimer: I received a free entry to Vermont City Marathon as part of being a BibRave Pro. Learn more about becoming a BibRave Pro (ambassador), and check out BibRave.com to find and write race reviews! Crazy week. And crazy weird temperatures! Despite a crazy week, I completed all of my scheduled workouts! Coming back from […]