Friday Favorites

Ten mile run this morning in the pouring rain! It usually is just a drizzly Pacific Northwest rain here, but it was coming down good this morning. I ran 2.25 miles to my friend Kelly's house, and then we ran 5.5 miles together before I ran the 2.25 miles back to my house. I usually run on my own, but I do like having company at least once or twice a week! I'm highlighting some of my favorite things in…

The Importance of Resting

I've always preached about the importance of resting: taking days off of running, getting enough sleep, proper recovery after a long run, and so on, but these things are ringing even more true as I am battling a cold this week, and I've had a few "niggles" pop up that probably didn't heal properly due to poor recovery. My upper hamstring/glute got a little injured after running Her Tern Half Marathon. It was really tight the few days following the…