Many of you may remember my post from a few weeks ago about my new favorite hoodie… my Shoe Hoodies! Gone are the day of cold wet toes when I head out for a run! Shoe Hoodies is a small family owned company based out of MN and has the all-season runner covered when it […]
Medal Monday: Houdini 10k – The great escape
My brain is the key that sets me free – Harry Houdini After a successful race last year, RunAway Shoes brought back the Houdini 10k again! Since we all loved this race last year, it was a no brainer that we signed up again! 6.2 miles, starting downtown Appleton, winding through Lawrence University and along the […]
Inspiration comes in the form of a sea of red!
This past weekend marked the 40th Annual Bellin 10k Run. The first event was held in 1977 with a total of 881 participants. Since then, the race has grown by leaps and bounds! Over the years this has grown to be one of the largest 10k’s in the country. This year it drew in nearly […]
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Disney Star Wars weekend – Part 3… The Good, The Bad and the Not So Pretty
Running Disney… Something I’ve had on the bucket list since I started running nearly 9 years ago. Running though the Happiest place on earth! Who wouldn’t want to chase that dream? This year I finally had that opportunity! I was able to run t he Star Wars Half Marathon at Disneyland in Anaheim California. […]
Disney Dark Side Challenge weekend – Part 2
Of course, I couldn’t go to Disney and just run one race! I had to run all 3! Day 2 (warning – this post is going to get a bit long, but I didn’t want to forget any of the fun!) Alarm set for 3:30am and after a quick shower to help me wake up, […]
Disney Star Wars Dark Side Challenge weekend… part 1
As many of you know, I just came back from a long weekend in Orlando for the Disney Dark Side Half Marathon. After running the Star Wars Rebel Half in January, I have been looking forward to this weekend since! This was an awesome weekend filled with tons of fun, laughs and adventures. This time […]
No, I didn’t fall off the face of the earth, I’ve just been running all over it!
Wow! Where has the last 7 months gone! Apparently life has completely gotten away from me and I have been neglecting my blog! When I was just sitting here this morning reading back through a few of my posts, I realized how much I really have missed writing these updates! That needs to change! Writing […]
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1st 10k trail run – Cliffrunner 10k race weekend recap!
Last summer I did my first ever trail run – a 5k just a few miles from home that ended by running up the tubing hill. This year it was time to up the ante! The Cliffrunner 10 trail run down at High Cliff State Park was the chosen target. Before this weekend, I had […]
Where is this summer going??
They say that time flies when you are having fun… this has been so true for this summer! It seems like it was just a few weeks ago that I was putting in some freezing cold miles in the bitter cold of the “brisk” winter we had here in Wisconsin. Now we are halfway through […]
Bellin Run 10k 2014 recap
Last weekend was the running of the 38th annual Bellin Run 10k. This race is a favorite for local runners as well as runners from across the country and around the world! This year, 18,213 runners laced up their shoes and hit the streets on the East side of Green Bay. It is actually […]