Surviving Marathon Training with X2Performance


I am participating in a sponsored campaign for X2PERFORMANCE┬«. I received compensation for this post. All opinions are my own. These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent disease. Marathon training is hard. Yeah, I’m known for my original thoughts. […]

5 Tips for Returning to the Marathon

Race Start

As you know, I am currently training to run my first marathon in over eight years. While I have been running consistently during that time, training to run 26.2 adds a new level of intensity. I want to do well, of course, but I know that I need to have realistic expectations and train smart […]

My Running Story in 250 Words

Paris Marathon

Can I possibly tell my running story in 250 words? Considering I’ve written multiple blog posts to tell that story, it seemed like a challenge to condense it. But, I knew if Deb, who has an amazing running history, could do it, I could too. Of course, I couldn’t resist adding a few links if […]

Friday Favorites and the SLO Marathon

SLO Logo

The SLO Marathon San Luis Obispo is a small town along the central coast of California about halfway between Los Angeles and San Francisco. It is know for its wineries, bed and breakfasts, miles of hiking trails, and many water sports like surfing, kayaking, and paddle boarding.┬á Hearst Castle. is also a nearby attraction. It […]