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Category: The Casual Runner

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…

Running in Your 40’s, 50’s and Beyond: Is it doable?

Yes. It is doable! I recently tweaked my back/hip and was convinced I had a permanent injury. Well, not so much convinced as worried…

Music Playlist: A Song to Get You Running on This Rainy Day

Another great band that I love. I had to check back and make sure I didn’t already share this song for my Runlist…

Running Strong in 2017

Starting off 2017 feeling good! Went out for 3 miles with my dog (she’s getting too old to do much more) made a…

Running Clothes: Time to Take Inventory: Do I really need 30 running shirts?

  It’s a new year and time to start off fresh. A time to take inventory on my running clothes and see what…