Getting Outside with LÄRABAR (plus a Giveaway)

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Today’s post is sponsored by LÄRABAR but my love of their bars is all my own. Get Outside I love to exercise outdoors. I am a runner first and foremost, and as I have, ahem, gotten a little older, I appreciate more and more the joy of trail running. Some days, though, it’s great to […]

Top of the Local News: OUR Anniversary!

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It’s Our Anniversary! Fifteen years ago today, my husband Alan and I woke up at about 4:00 in the morning, dressed in running clothes, and drove to Palm Springs to run the Tram Road Challenge. We had done this many times, in fact, we had met each other three years previously at that race. In […]

Train Smarter: 5 Ways to PR Running Three Days a Week

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Personal Record. PR. It has a nice ring to it, doesn’t it? For many runners, setting a personal best time in a race is their ultimate goal. It also may seem unattainable, requiring hours and days of training that just aren’t possible for some athletes. While running five or six days a week may seem […]

Motivated to Beat Breast Cancer

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This post is sponsored by Skechers to call attention to their campaign with the American Cancer Society in the fight against breast cancer. I was compensated for this post. All opinions though, are my own, and I am proud to be a part of this campaign. My younger sister Susan would have been 54 on […]

Friday Favorites

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It’s been a bit of a crazy week around my world. Cross country is heating up as we head into our second (of three) league meet, plus we have a big fundraiser to work on. I started my new job, and even though I won’t have regular hours until November, I have been working with […]

12 Running Myths You May Still Believe

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Running. It seems easy, doesn’t it? Put on your shoes and run out the door. I even tell my coaching clients that running is a simple sport. You don’t need much equipment besides good shoes. But wait! Should those shoes be supportive or minimal? Or should I go barefoot? Do I need socks? What should […]