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September 2015

Activewear

This. Have you seen it? There’s not much I don’t do in my activewear. Actually, I can only think of one thing. Taking a shower.  …

Nike Women’s Half Marathon Training Update

The Nike Women’s Half Marathon is 4 weeks out. I started my training in mid August and have made my way through 6 weeks of training and logged 115+ miles. I feel stronger and faster. The long runs are…

Exploring the Pacific Northwest: Olympic National Park

Olympic National Park has been a place I’ve been itching to go for years. Maybe it’s the wild coastline. Or the temperate rain forests. Or the glaciers. Or the elk. Whatever it is, I was jazzed to reserve a campsite for…

Camping with Youngins

Camping. I love it – sharing space with nature, simple living, the bonfire scent that infuses everything from hair to sleeping bags. We’re all there together enjoying whatever it is that’s in front of us. Unexpected things happen when we lose the…

My Long Run Essentials

I’m training for the Nike Women’s Half Marathon and weekly long runs are part of the program. Now, the term “long run” is relative. For some it’s 30 miles, others it’s 6 miles. My definition of “long” is 8-10…