Tailwind Black Friday Event

Anyone who knows me, knows I love Tailwind. I first tried it after winning a few tubes as a prize at a running event, and I’ve never looked back. I use it while I’m doing any kind of exercise/activity more than an hour long, and LOVE that it doesn’t mess with my gut at all. It’s difficult to find a hydration product that doesn’t mess with the gut. You can tell ultra athletes had something to do with its creation. 🙂 Their wicked-awesome Black Friday event has started, and it goes on all weekend, so give them a click.

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Back to the Trails

Previous Next Holy smokes was I a happy camper yesterday. Can you tell why? The sun, fresh air, and great company had me smiling ear to ear for most of the day. It’s amazing how doing something you love–or a version of it–can really help your mental health. I hit the trails yesterday at Dixie for a little hike. Still have to wear my sandals as the top of my foot still gets pretty angry when I try and wear my running shoes, but that’s okay. the Teva sandals I got work pretty well. I’m so thankful for the sun,[…]

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A Day of Nothing #TheRunningWriter

This morning, about the time I’m typing this, I had been scheduled to be running down the South Rim of the Grand Canyon on my grand adventure of running Rim to Rim to Rim (R2R2R). Instead. Here I am:  I get to spend the next week pretty much like this. Foot up. Netflix binge-watching on the TV. And my little friend Rocket carrying me around the house. I’d been planning the R2R2R adventure for over a year. My sweet hubby and I were going to do it together. He’s never done Rim to Rim, and I’ve done it twice. But[…]

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When You’re Down #TheRunningWriter

I miss my trails. Like big time. I’m used to running 30-40 miles per week  I’m used to spending hours out on the trails, frolicking amongst the wildlife, watching sunrises, and bonding with my Trail Sisters. I knew I loved it, but I never realize just how much until I have to step away from it for a while.  Right now, as I sit on my patio watching the sun rise over the hills I’m normally running, I asked my myself, “How will I make it through the next couple of months?”   It’s a fair question for anyone faced[…]

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Antelope Canyon 55k Race Report #TheRunningWriter

ANTELOPE CANYON 55K Antelope Canyon was put on by Vacation Races, and the race sells out fairly quickly, so I signed up what felt like ages ago. So, when race day came, I was extra excited. Seems like the longer I train / wait for a race start, the more hyped up I am. The race was Saturday March 9th, but we chose to leave on Thursday the 7th to avoid any rushing/issues that might pop up. We wanted to get settled in and then have Friday for a relaxed prep-time for the race! Page, AZ is a pretty town.[…]

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