Women Who Run | Cornstalks and Critters: Marathon Training in Kansas in July

“The sun flickered like a strobe light as it rose behind the cornstalks. I had no one to dance with, so I cranked my tunes and ran faster.” –  My Facebook Update, July 1, 2010

As week two of marathon training comes to a close, I’ve made a point to notice at least one thing I enjoy about each day’s run. Marathon training is hard work, but it should also be fun. This week I entertained myself with things I saw along the trail: Continue reading “Women Who Run | Cornstalks and Critters: Marathon Training in Kansas in July”

Fall Marathon Training Kicks Off in the Heat. A Few Thoughts on Hydration

This week marked the beginning of Fall Marathon Training, my second attempt at a marathon. This time around, I’m taking a more conservative approach, hoping to make it to marathon day injury-free. As I ran along the trail in the early mornings, grumbling because it was humid and already 70 degrees, I thought about how my approach to hydration has changed since last summer. Continue reading “Fall Marathon Training Kicks Off in the Heat. A Few Thoughts on Hydration”

Women Who Run | Part 2

Last week I told you how I became a runner. Six months into it, running was no longer solely about fitness and weight loss. Running had become something important I shared with friends. When I became injured, I felt like a big part of my world was taken from me. Continue reading “Women Who Run | Part 2”

Women Who Run

There are a lot of women running groups out there that have prompted us to start an going post called  – “Women Who Run.”  We are calling out to all women to share their stories of their team, their best running friends and family to relate and reflect with us to continue on with this great category.  Kim is going to kick off with the first posting. Continue reading “Women Who Run”