Race Recap: 2017 Twin Cities 10 Mile

This was my 7th 10 mile and 2nd TC 10 Mile. And was a great reminder why I love the distance and this race, specifically! Even though this training cycle included a stress reaction and a hamstring strain, it showed me just how effective cross training can be. My alarm off at 4:15. Breakfast was… Continue reading Race Recap: 2017 Twin Cities 10 Mile

Weekly Workouts: 8/28 – 9/3

I came off of two weekends of more running than my body was probably ready for (Ragnar and Bird Camp), so I took the past week easy. I’m feeling re-energized about my running, getting strong again and getting my symptoms under control and my Hashis into remission. Here’s the first of many shout outs to Coach… Continue reading Weekly Workouts: 8/28 – 9/3

Race Recap: 2017 Ragnar Great River

My alarm went off at 1:45 a.m. and I was out the door by 2:30 a.m. We met at Volee teammate Kaitlin’s place and was on the road to Winona by 3 freaking a.m. After a slight detour due to road construction and missing our 5:45 a.m. start time, we finally made it to the… Continue reading Race Recap: 2017 Ragnar Great River

2017 Great Lakes Bird Camp (WI) Recap

HELLO!! I took almost one year off from blogging (my last blog post was a recap from Bird Camp last year). I’ll go into this more in a future post, but I’m in a much different place these days when it comes to my running, diet and overall health, so I’ve decided to start blogging… Continue reading 2017 Great Lakes Bird Camp (WI) Recap

Recap: Fall Great Lakes Bird Camp (AKA the greatest weekend ever)

Man, I’m coming down off of my bird camp high and it’s not pretty. So I stayed up late last night to write this and relive #allthememories. Sorry in advance that this is so long: Friday I rushed around all morning finishing up some last minute work, dropping off the little guy at daycare and… Continue reading Recap: Fall Great Lakes Bird Camp (AKA the greatest weekend ever)

BiPro Protein Water Launch VIP Event

I received free BiPro protein water and powder samples. All opinions are my own. A few weeks ago, BiPro reached out about their new protein waters and I was able to check out their launch event last week at the new U.S. Bank Stadium. The building itself (to me), was kind of meh inside, but in… Continue reading BiPro Protein Water Launch VIP Event

Whistlestop Half Marathon Training: Less Than Seven Weeks to Go!

Monday: 20 minute swim + legs/glutes A week out of the pool and the remnants of a cold made this a bit rough, but I still saw improvement in the time it took me to complete my time — I’m getting faster! Tuesday: 3.52 miles (9:35 pace) + abs That afternoon, I headed the new and… Continue reading Whistlestop Half Marathon Training: Less Than Seven Weeks to Go!