Did you ever have one of those recipes that you decided to try for lunch and like it so much that you made it again for dinner? That is exactly what happened yesterday! I found this recipe in my 21 day Vegan Kickstart meal plan and decided it was going to be lunch. Since my […]
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 […]
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Lentil Artichoke Stew with Fire Roasted tomatoes
I don’t know about you, but when the weather starts to cool off and the leaves start to change, it’s time to switch it up from the light summer meals to something a little heartier! This simple stew fits that bill! I have been experimenting with more meatless recipes and stumbled across this one and […]
Destination Portland! Run Like Hell Half Marathon, old friends and new adventures!
Winning is not about coming in first, it is about doing something that you have never done before – Mithilesh Chudgar First or last, when you are challenging yourself to do something different, just by finishing, you are a winner! This years final half marathon brought me to the Pacific Northwest for the first time ever! […]
Random thoughts from 39,000 feet – Which way is your river headed?
I’m writing this to you today, from 39,000 feet, somewhere over the Colorado, on a flight back from Portland Oregon. I was sitting here, staring off at the ground below, reflecting on the amazing adventures of the past week and working on my game plan for the weeks and months to come. It’s unbelievable what […]
Bondi Band… How it all started with just one headband…
Ask any runner what their “must have’s” for a good run, and they won’t have to stop and think long before they will rattle off their list. I will admit, I am the same way. There are many items that are always on my list, in my bag, on the shopping list… But one thing […]
Race around the lake, Take 2
Victory is having done your best. If you’ve done your best, you have won – Bill Bowerman, Coach At some point in your life, you will have that one day, one event or one challenge that, for whatever reason, you really wonder how it could have been different if something had happened differently. Sometimes, no […]
Wausau Half Marathon + myTEAM Triumph = Making Ashton Fly
Dad, when I run it feels like my disability disappears. – Rick Hoyt, tri-athlete and half of the inspirational Team Hoyt There is always that one race that, from the moment you sign up for it, you start counting the days and you look forward to running for several months before the actual even gets […]
The Accidental Skirt Junkie
For those of you that might have missed it, the following was my recent contribution to the Skirt Sports Blog (affiliate link). I was honored to have been asked to write a post about my first skirt. Enjoy! When I first started running several years ago, you never saw women running in skirts. So when one […]
What was I thinking? Have I lost my mind?
As I sit here tonight, running through lists in my head, I can’t help bu wonder if I have gone completely crazy! Last winter I saw a post on Facebook for a local run. Once that I had never even thought about running in the past, it was one of those races that only the […]