Taking a break from my blog this week. I didn't want to leave you without reading material so I dug into the Funatical Runner archives and pulled out this post from August 5, 2014. I updated it just a bit. Happy New Year! For as long as I can remember, I have heard people telling someone … Continue reading Like A Girl
I have spent the last year crisscrossing the United States in my pursuit of running an endurance race in each of the 50 states. I ran races in cold weather and warm weather, up mountains and along beaches, checking off 12 more states. My travels also gave me an opportunity to see the rich tapestry … Continue reading Running the USA 2015
It is pleasant to finish the year with one of the nicest half marathons I have run. On Saturday I ran the Kiawah Island Half Marathon in South Carolina's Low Country. Anyone looking for a South Carolina race for their 50 State challenge should look at running this one. It is a good one! There … Continue reading Running in the Low Country
When I was a child, my mother read poems to me before I went to bed. One of my favorites was a poem called “The Animal Store” by Rachel Field. It was one that was easy for me to memorize. When I got older (and the cost of animals increased with inflation), I changed the … Continue reading 7x7x7
I am always on the lookout for a new way to add adventure and exercise to my life. Don’t get me wrong - I enjoy running but sometimes I wonder if there isn’t something else that I could be doing. My husband likes to bike so cycling adventures frequently catch my eye. Recently I came … Continue reading Uphill or Down?