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Category: The Casual Runner

Running Fast After 50 : Is It Doable? Let’s Find Out

        That is the question running around in my head as of lately. I’ve been running long distance for over…

Race Morning: Be Prepared and Everything will Run Smooth

          Running a race, whether it’s your first or 50th, can be stressful. Make it less stressful by following…

Music Monday…”‘Cause it’s a Party”

This weeks song comes from an artist who always promotes peace and love, Carlos Santana. I heard this song while driving to San Luis Obispo…

SLO Half Marathon 2017 Re-Cap

I love destination races! To me it’s like killing 2 birds with 1 stone.  I get a weekend away and my long…

Positive thinking can go a long way in running a good race!

    Is it possible to run a good race even if 2 weeks before race day I took a 5 day road trip and…

My road trip to Oregon and a week without running.

A week without running definitely took a toll on my half marathon training schedule, but it was worth it. It was a great week…

Music to Empower and Inspire, No Matter Who You Are

          I heard this song during a performance at my daughter’s national dance competition this past weekend and thought…

6 Races That Will Make You Want to Run (Even if You Hate Running)!

Who says running isn’t fun?! I have compiled a list of 5k’s that are designed for precisely that…fun. . 1…

Music Monday is here again!

I thought this was a powerful song with a powerful message. Keeping it short and sweet this week. 🙂 Enjoy! Scars To Your Beautiful Alessia Cara…

Inaugural Tustin Hangar Half Marathon Recap

On the spur of the moment, 2 weeks ago I registered for the Tustin Hangar Half Marathon. I figured it was only about a…