January Runfessions

Happy Friday! It's the last Friday of the month so, of course that means it's time to share some runfessions! Thanks to Marcia for this always entertaining linkup! Runfession: I have just a few days left in this month's Winter Challenge, … [Continue reading]

Warning: Frustrated Runner Ahead

Let me just get this out there...this was not a pretty week from a training standpoint. My run in the rain on Tuesday included slipping on an oil slick in the road - while I didn't go down, I ended up gimpy.  A cranky left knee meant there was no … [Continue reading]

NYC Half Training Week 3

Happy Sunday! Even as I type the words I'm having a little bit of a hard time believing we're already halfway through the month! After struggling with a nasty cold last week, this week was all about getting back on track. Monday: I spent most … [Continue reading]

2017 Race Calendar

As I mentioned over coffee the other day, I've been going round in circles on my race calendar. And, while the fall still pretty fuzzy, I've got the first half of the year pinned down. Super Sunday 5 Miler -- This race is being billed in part … [Continue reading]

First coffee date of 2017!

Nothing better on a cold winter morning than catching up with friends over a big mug of coffee. Thanks to Coco and Deborah for hosting the Ultimate Coffee Date! If we were having coffee together, I’d tell you that, despite dealing with a nasty … [Continue reading]

One word and 2017 goals

I love this time of year when everyone and everything seems full of possibilities. It's a great time of reflection and for looking ahead and considering all that can be done in the next 365 (ok 362) days! Looking back I did pretty good with my … [Continue reading]

Back to Training

Happy New Year! The week between Christmas and the New Year is always one of my favorite times of the year. It's usually all about spending time with family, relaxing and recharging. And this past week I stuck with that tradition - though I did … [Continue reading]

Santa Must be a Runner

Hope everyone had a great Christmas/Hanukkah/Festivus :) We had a wonderful Christmas here in the RWA household and I've been enjoying a relaxing week with the family! Since I haven't visited my little slice of the blogosphere in while I thought … [Continue reading]

2016 Year in Review

13 - just 13 days people and 2016 is a wrap! While my running plans for 2017 are well underway (more to come on that), it feels like a good time to reflect on this year of running. Best race experience:  The RnR Vegas weekend!  My brother, husband … [Continue reading]

5 Things I love about StrideBox & a Giveaway

Rachel, Lacey and Meranda are inviting everyone to share holiday gift ideas for this week's Friday Five. Since I have already shared my Holiday Gift Guide, I thought I would take this chance to share about a new favorite  -  StrideBox! (Disclosure: … [Continue reading]