Happy 2017 everyone! 2016 certainly was an interesting year. A myriad of celebrity deaths rocked headline after headline. Violence and tension between the police and the public. Race tensions around the country. A contentious election full of name calling, scandalous accusations, and the election of a reality show star president. Around the globe, violence and war … More Happy 2017!
Today’s post is a lesson in how to train bonk like a champion. According to trusty Wikipedia, “Hitting the wall or the bonk describes a condition caused by the depletion of glycogen stores in the liver and muscles, which manifests itself by sudden fatigue and loss of energy” AKA – it’s like getting smacked in the … More The Art of Bonking
On Saturday, April 25th I ran in the 2nd annual ‘Baug Trot Trail Race. The race takes place at Camp Quinebaug, a state of CT owned property that functions as a camp for children with special needs. Proceeds from the event are donated back to the camp. This is a nice, low key local event … More Baug Trot Trail Race 2015 Race Report
Last night my husband and I had a little “date night”, and took in the Trail Running Film Festival. This is a traveling film fest, put on by the awesome people at Rainshadow Running. They put on some premier trail running events in the Pacific Northwest – many that I have been drooling over for … More The Trail Running Film Fest (Presented by Rainshadow Running)
Ok… file this under the “better late than never” category!!! Several months ago I was contacted by the Community Manager over at ENERGYbits and offered a sample of ENERGYbits and RECOVERYbits to try out. The product was completely new to me and I was definitely intrigued! The never-ending quest for the best training and race … More ENERGYbits Product Review
On Saturday November 8th I had the pleasure of taking part in the Stonecat Trail Marathon in Ipswich, MA. I decided back in early July to throw my name into the lottery, and I was happy to find out that I had “won the lottery” and was in! I had never run a marathon … More Stonecat Trail Marathon 2014 Race Report
First things first, let’s get one thing straight… I am NOT a road runner. My preferred method of run travel is in the dirt, trying (and most always failing) not to trip and go ass over teakettle into the woods. I love mud. I stomp in puddles. I’m dirty. (not that kind of dirty… get … More Ode to the Road