A Day in the Life – 2 Years 10 Months

It's getting to the point when asked, "How old is your son?" I am starting to say, "Almost three." Cullen officially turns three years old in October, which (crazily) is not that far off. He will technically be 2 years, 10 months old next week, so we're doing this post a little early. I can definitely tell we're getting into the "threenager" stage. So.much.crying.over.little.things!! It is what it is, and I usually just roll with it because I know it…

Alaska Distance Classic 5K & 10K 2017 – Race Recap

Two races in one morning. That's a first for me. The Alaska Distance Classic offers a 5K and 10K race, or you can 'double up' and do both. Per my coach, Nichole, I did both. Me in the bright pink/orange buns! 9:00 a.m. 5K (race it) 9:45 a.m. 10K (run it as a workout) I was optimistic going into this race. I had had a couple solid workouts and thought I would be able to come within 10-15 seconds of…

The Best Running Shorts

Over my nearly 25 years of running, I've worn a lot of running shorts. A LOT! A lot that I didn't like, but some that rose to the top and have become my favorites that I wear time and time again. The best of the best are all lightweight, super comfortable, don't ride up or fall down, and a piece of clothing that I don't get distracted by when running.   The Nike tempo shorts had to of been the…