When I was in Chicago last weekend, I snapped a picture of this sign during my last hours in the city. I think it pretty much says it all.
You’ve probably heard the saying “The best things come when you least expect them.” That’s exactly the phrase I’d use to describe my long run this past Saturday. Lately I’ve been defining my long runs with less than positive adjectives – unbearably hot, miserable, painfully hard, lacking energy. Saturday was completely different. Just when I […] Read more
I’m excited to announce a new series I’ll be starting next week called Friday FITspiration. On several Fridays each month, I’ll be sharing the inspiring stories of fit people who motivate me to be a better runner and person (and I’m pretty sure they’ll motivate you, too). These are people who have lost 100+ pounds […] Read more
There’s nothing better than the anticipation of summer vacation. Whether it’s relaxing at the beach for a few days or getting to explore a new city, my vacations and time away from the day-to-day grind are often the highlight of my year. Too bad summer vacation and marathon/triathlon training are arch enemies. They hate each […] Read more
When it comes to running, there’s only one person who can make your legs move. Only one person who can force you to wake up before the sun begins to rise on a Saturday morning for a long run. Only one person who can choose to keep going and dig deep, even when quitting seems […] Read more