Signed up for my first race

OK I did it - I bit the bullet and signed up for a 5K! On Sunday, June 27th I'll be running in the 2010 New Charles River Run! It's a nice flat course around the beautiful Charles River in Boston. After reading others' race reports, I was … [Continue reading]

Dare to Achieve

"Only those who dare to fail greatly can ever achieve greatly."                                      - Robert F Kennedy … [Continue reading]

Nike Triax+ 13 Product Review**

I've now been running in this shoe, both on the track and on road for about 2 weeks now and there are just so many things I love about my new Nike Structure Triax+13 running shoes: felt good right out of the box which was not the case with my … [Continue reading]

Great giveaways!

I've come across some great giveaways in the blogoshere lately and wanted to spread the word. So be sure to check out:Running Diva Momma - Chill Towels (5/27)Running Off at the Mouth - Sof Sole and Rock N Roll (5/28)I Run Because...I Can - … [Continue reading]

Haunted by Harriet

I'm sure you've heard the saying that "age ain't nothin' but a number" or "you're as young as you feel." They're nice feel-good phrases, and generally I've always believed there's some truth to them. Well, now I've come across a woman whose … [Continue reading]

Feel Great Today!

"You don't run to look good in the moment, you run to feel great afterwards." - Jodie Lightfoot Hope everyone feels great today! Happy Monday! … [Continue reading]

My First Award? How cool!

Just about a month since I started this blog and I have my first award! Big shout out and thank you to Erica at I Run Because I Can for sending this my way! So I'm suppose to list 7 things about myself and then pick 15 bloggers to pass this on to.7 … [Continue reading]

The uninvited guest

So I haven't been able to run or cross-train for 3 days.Why? Because a stomach bug set up shop at my house uninvited and is taking it's sweet time finding the door! And this bug has a twisted sense of humor as demonstrated by the fact that the only … [Continue reading]

Be excellent!

"We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, therefore is not an act, but a habit." - Aristotle … [Continue reading]

To eat or not to eat?

One of the big questions I'm trying to figure out is what to eat before and/or after a run. Most of the time I don't eat in the morning before I run and occasionally I'll try half a banana. I'm wondering if I'm hurting my ability to run stronger or … [Continue reading]