Once Upon A Run

Once upon a run, a key was lost, a runner pressed on, and a storm was survived.

Looking Ahead

One of the cool things about running is that there’s technically no off-season. There are races to be found all year-round. Well, for the most part. When I was looking for a road half marathon in the winter, pickings were a little slim, but there are tons of opportunities out there any weekend if you’re…

I’ve Got Joy Like A River

There were so many reasons to not run today. I had already logged 39 miles for the week which was my highest by 11 in 2 months. I kicked/tripped on a metal chair leg (Nutella tortillas are dangerous) and woke up this morning with a bruised and sore toe. I also overslept and was now…

Tri50Kta Reflection

My high of completing my spring challenge came to a quick crash when I realized how much I wrecked my ankle and was terrorized by stomach issues for 3 days. I started writing this while I was on the mend from the stomach bug, but then well distractions. First I am thankful that the ankle…

Fonta Flora 50k: Not For The Prim & Proper

Trails+Handmade awards+Camping+Friends. What more could this RunNerd ask for? Not much. If you don’t read any further than this paragraph, let me leave you with this: Tanawha Adventures puts on an amazing race weekend in Nebo, NC. If you enjoy trails, go ahead and put this on your schedule for 2020. I ran the inaugural…

The In-Between

Disclaimer: I am not certified in anything except B-K teacher and First Aid/CPR. That said, what I’m doing may or may not be the best but is my opinion not professional medical advice. When I first realized my spring 50Ks were so close together, I talked to my friend and local, running store owner, who…

Bad Rock 2.0 aka “12 Hour Slip ‘n Slide”

This race popped up on my radar last fall. I was already planning my Tri50Kta, and I figured this would be good motivation to get a long training run. The price was only $10 for early registration; I knew the RD, and there was a guarantee of bacon-wrapped pickles. What could be bad? Well, it…