8 Taper time tips

Tapering off at the end of a training plan can make for some rough patches. Rough patches in your mental health, in your anxiety specifically and in the lives of anyone who happens to be around you. It has been for me at least sometimes. There is a consensus in the peer reviewed literature that... Continue Reading →

Race Recap: Popsicle Run (5k) 2021

This was the first in person race I’ve done since the pandemic started. There have been just a few in my area and some that even happened last fall but before now I just wasn’t ready. Specifically I definitely wanted to be double vaxed before I participated. When the email came through for this one... Continue Reading →

Hair tips for runners

I’ve been a runner and I’ve had hair for a long time now. Somedays that hasn’t worked out so well for me. In fact over the years I’ve switched up how I do things because of my hair on numbers occasions because of running. Recently I’ve even chopped it all off mostly for running. But... Continue Reading →

Pre-marathon training freak out post

I haven’t trained for a new distance since 2018 and even though I previously wrote a post entitled ‘why I’ll probably never run a marathon,’ I’m doing it! So whoever had age 38 in the family pool your odds are looking pretty good right about now. Of course anything can happen between now and October,... Continue Reading →

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