Well it looks like Walt Disney World has just made an announcement for another “newish” runDisney event. It is called Star Wars Rival Run Weekend. It really is just Star Wars Dark Side half weekend but it has a little twist now. It will make its debut new year April 5, 2019. What sets this one apart is that now you can choose your own destiny. … Continue reading Star Wars Rival Run Weekend
It’s that time again! When my two favorite world collide! Star Wars and running! This weekend it’s the return of runDisney Half Marathon- The Dark Side!! I WISH I were running all the races offered this weekend as per my norm, but my medical bills have really been piling up so I will only be running the half marathon. The Half Marathon-The Dark Side, offers a 5K, … Continue reading Thank you runDisney and Star Wars
We run, we race, we finish and get we get a finisher t-shirt. At times we get a medal. I know that it’s a 50/50 as to what runners prefer to receive as a finish perk. Because a t-shirt can be worn time and time again, while a medal is just stuffed into a drawer and takes up space. But for some, a medal is … Continue reading Medals. Medals. Medals!
Most of us are either training, or coming out of or are thinking about training for a marathon. And whether it’s your 1st or 21st marathon, you still have to train properly and have to be smart about it. 26.2 miles is no east feat and you have to be kind to your body not just your legs. Because it’s a whole body working progress … Continue reading Tips for your marathon from Cigna
Some days are rough, some days don’t even have a word to describe it. But a way to recover from them or to survive…is to RUN. At least that is what they say. Running can be difficult at times, yes, but it can also be therapeutic too. Some people blast some music in their headphones and are lost on the trails for a few hours, … Continue reading Monday.
Life gets tough at times and throws things your way you don’t expect or want to even accept, but sometimes you have no choice. Last August I had a small stroke and since then my body has been affected. While there wasn’t anything done permanently to my brain, there seems to be one lasting effect. When the nurses rushed me into a room, the right … Continue reading It’s your imperfections that make you…YOU
2017 has been ferociously mean, and yet I am grateful. I have learned lots through the months and the year is still not over. This year has not been my favorite, but that doesn’t mean that I am not grateful for it. We all know running in general isn’t easy, not even for the most talented, fit Olympian. Now throw people who have to fight … Continue reading Be OBSESSIVELY grateful
I know you have heard me talk about the RunnerBox before but since I have gotten lots of questions about it lately, I am going to answer them for you. What else are ambassadors for right? First off, if you don’t know about RunnerBox, it is a pretty cool box filled with runner related stuff that gets delivered by-monthly to your house. Each box is different … Continue reading Run into RunnerBox
Being a runner, is supposed to be simple right? Just pick a good pair of shoes and a road and you’re done….wrong! Not when you are training for a race! You need more roads, more shoes, fuel and proper time to train. Not to mention all the money to register for all those races you want to run. I mean, in all honesty, the best … Continue reading All the medals, all the bling
Life is something serious isn’t is?!?! It definitely has a sense of humor and sometimes I don’t laugh..well I’m lying. I do. With the diagnosis of the permanent nerve damage in my legs, it’s been hard to get higher mileage or hell, even back to my faster pace lately. But yesterday I freaking killed it!!! I hit 9 miles and felt good about it. I … Continue reading Life is funny but I am strong.