Summer running and new food finds

Although summer officially arrived yesterday (June 21), temps have been pretty warm around these parts. Yes, we have had plenty of rain, but the hot, humid, muggy weather is definitely upon us. Not sure about all you other runners out there, but man, I gotta tell ya, the heat and humidity really get to me. My pace per mile slows down by about a minute … Continue reading Summer running and new food finds

Running, living life, eating, struggling

It’s been nearly a month since the Fargo half-marathon and well, life has been… Actually, I’m not sure. RUNNING AND LIVING LIFE Running has been great good. Although with the rising temperatures, my runs have been slower. But I’m okay with that. I know that in the summer, I tend to have slower times, but at least I am running, so that is why I’m … Continue reading Running, living life, eating, struggling

A look at the Fargo Half-Marathon! (SORRY, IT’S A LONG POST!)

I’m not even sure where to begin because there is so much to share about this past weekend’s Fargo Marathon Half-Marathon! First, please check out the short video clip that was posted on the Fargo Marathon’s Facebook page. It is seriously cool! It was amazing to be a part of such an epic event. A CHANCE ENCOUNTER I have to share a really cool thing that … Continue reading A look at the Fargo Half-Marathon! (SORRY, IT’S A LONG POST!)

Fargo half is almost here…and more on racing and running!

I think I am ready for this Saturday’s Fargo Marathon Half-Marathon race! I may not have followed the training schedule as well as I did when I trained for the Rock-n-Roll San Jose Half-Marathon, but I still trained and I feel good. Pretty good, actually. I’ve ran a few long runs – 8 miles, 10 miles (a couple of times), 11 miles and even a … Continue reading Fargo half is almost here…and more on racing and running!

I. Have. Asthma. Period.

April 12. Fred Kurz 10-mile race in the Twin Cities. Worst. Time. Breathing. EVER! Around mile six, maybe even seven or eight, I started having a harder-than-usual time breathing. By mile nine, I was breathing pretty hard. Not gasping, mind you. But definitely different than my normal heavy-almost-panting-while-running breathing. I used my albuterol inhaler before the race, like I typically do any time I run … Continue reading I. Have. Asthma. Period.