Hi!

I am a runner, marathoner and RRCA certified running coach. I work with newer runners and first-time marathoners.

I write about running, training, overcoming self-doubt, and pushing through the times you want to quit.

I believe that everyone needs to define success for themselves and should always strive to be your best even when you aren’t the best.

Facts

9999+
Miles Run
30
Marathons Completed
2
Midrun Face Plants

Looking For A Online Running Coach?

I offer online run coaching, encouragement, and accountability for emerging and re-emerging athletes.

Puffin Coaching

Check out my Puffin Coaching website for more information.

I’m on Etsy

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Visit my Etsy shop for printable journals and training bracelets. For runners, by runners.

The Newsletter

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Sent every two weeks, the Huffing and Puffin newsletter is filled with interesting links and stories.

My Blog Manifesto

With this blog and with my posts, I hope that I will encourage and support others to:

• Define what success means for you and to go out and strive towards that success
• Be your best, even when (especially when) you will never be the best
• Focus on improving your life and body, which may or may not involve how fast you are or how long you can (or want to) run
• Figure out what motivates you
• Ignore the goals or priorities that others say are important if they don’t inspire you
• Have balance in life and in running
• Look beyond finish time, age ranking, or the completion of a specific distance as the only indicators of worth
• Celebrate every victory, however large or small
• Have fun and enjoy running

Recent Blog Posts

Bad Running Goals

Bad Running Goals We Keep Setting And How To Tweak Them

Most runners tend to be goal setters. Running can be hard (or at least it isn’t always fun). Having a goal to work towards can help keep you motivated and focused when the going gets tough. But not all running […]

I dont wanna run

I Don’t Wanna Run vs. I Need A Break

We’ve all been there. You wake up tired, look at your calendar, and see you’re supposed to do a 5-mile run. You desperately don’t want to do this run. A visit to the dentist and 14 loads of laundry sound more […]

Icebreaker Base Layer

Icebreaker Merino Wool Base Layer: Product Review

Disclosure: Got these base layers free from Icebreaker for the purpose of this review. All opinions are my own. My History With Icebreaker And Merino I always thought of wool as being itchy and uncomfortable. Wool may be a natural, sustainable, […]

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