Running Photos

running photos

My relationship with running photos continues to evolve. Historically (read: pre-this blog), I hated pretty much everything run photo related. I never had any good race photos (seriously, how can my eyes always be closed!?) and other runners taking photos […]

Puffin Picks March

Puffin Picks March 2019

With my training mileage really ramping up, I’ve been super happy I found an app that pays me cash to run… Note: Some of these links are Amazon affiliate links where I may be compensated if you purchase items or click […]

Skills You Develop Running In Place

Benefits of treadmill runs

Many runners (myself included) view the treadmill as a necessary evil. It may have its place when it’s dark and rainy out, but otherwise? The treadmill is to be avoided at all costs… I mean, the thing was originally developed […]

Checking In With Yourself Midrun

midrun check in

Even if you started your run with the best form, the best mindset, and the best plan for fuel and hydration, things can start to slide after a few miles. It’s important to check in with yourself occasionally midrun. This […]

I’ve Registered, Now What?

Registered for your first race

Maybe you’ve signed up for a race you’ve always wanted to do and the stars finally aligned to allow you to do it. Maybe you registered for the local half marathon on a whim. You’ve registered for the race…now what? […]

Conquering Your Running Demons 

Running Demons

I’d guess most runners have a few running demons. A race or an idea that takes up a disproportionate amount of your mental or psychic energy. Something that makes you face your fears and insecurities. Some running demons can be […]

Running Gear: Needs vs. Nice To Haves

Running Gear

They say running is a cheap sport, but anyone who has priced out a new pair of running shoes knows that isn’t the case. What is true of running is it’s as complicated (and expensive) as you want to make it. I […]

Life Lessons I’ve Learned From Running

Life Lessons From Running

Lots of running makes you a better runner. That (hopefully) is obvious. But lots of running will teach you lots of other stuff, including life lessons that will make you a better person in all areas of your life. Life […]