This is All About Pie

This post is about pie. Glorious, glorious pie that I baked for Thanksgiving. And I suppose I should mention that Joe and I also ran a turkey trot on Thanksgiving! My husband does not love running - he prefers his cardio with chlorine and most of his workouts with free weights. But he laced up for … Continue reading This is All About Pie


The Off Season + Lemon Orzo Chicken Soup

Here it is. I'm past my goal races for Fall. I don't completely know what next year's race calendar looks like yet. And here's the thing: when I don't have a training plan to follow, I'm absolute garbage at consistency. Somehow time spent running will dwindle down to almost nothing, I'll grow lazy with cross training, and … Continue reading The Off Season + Lemon Orzo Chicken Soup

When You Have to Sit Out Your Goal Race

Like many runners, this past Spring I plotted my Fall racing season. My training would culminate in a trifecta in October and November: Market to Market Relay Race, followed by my A-race of the Kansas City Marathon, then a recovery fun-run of the Good Life Halfsy. That kind of happened. In August, I felt a twinge … Continue reading When You Have to Sit Out Your Goal Race


How to Build a Runner

What now seems like many years ago, but has in fact only been eight or so, I took up running. My reasons weren't uncommon: on the heels of a bad breakup I needed a way to burn off some of the anxiety, the angst, a way to kill all of the time I suddenly seemed … Continue reading How to Build a Runner