The Best Things Come When You Least Expect Them: Running in the Windy City

July 30, 2012

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

Friday FITspiration

July 27, 2012

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

Running is a Team Sport

July 22, 2012

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