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Category: The Casual Runner

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…

The (So-So) Serious Runner–You Can Be One Too!

What kind of runner are you? (or what kind do you want to be?) Are you running to be fit and strong? Do you…

Rancho Palos Verdes Trail Run

I found the place I was meant to live. Rancho Palos Verdes, CA! Of course I need to win Mega Millions first, but when I…

Top 5 Reasons to Register for a Race

5 Reasons to register for a race: To have a goal.  We all need goals. Something to work towards. Registering for a race…

Music Monday is Running a Little Retro This Week

I heard this song the other day while at a Starbucks and I had to Shazam it. Whenever I hear a song I think will…

Running to Some Good ol’ Southern Rock n’ Roll

I love to change it up every now and then. Just like with running and finding a new route, I like to listen to music…

Another 10 Miler Finishers Medal to Add to the Collection

What a great day to run the Great Chocolate 10 miler in Long Beach! The day started off cold and breezy but it was clear…