I’m Not Britney

“Success is the ability to go from one failure to another with no loss of enthusiasm.”  Winston Churchill I find a parking spot, grab my water, and run down the street.  I’ve got 2 minutes to find this building, fill out the waivers you need to sign anytime you take a new class, and get […]


“Feeling gratitude and not expressing it is like wrapping a present and not giving it.”  William Arthur Ward A letter I’d write to myself in March of 2012. Click…you did it.  You just hit the submit button on the online registration form for your first half-marathon, as you’ve decided to try to take up running. […]

Marriage the Marathon

“Only those who risk going too far can possibly find out how far one can go.”  T. S. Eliot Every year at this time, I start reflecting on this journey of marriage, and the endurance it has taken to make it to another anniversary….  Marriage is the marathon with an unknown finish line.  You enter […]

How to Run a 5K In 6 Hours

“Our group runs are as social as a cocktail party in motion.”  Kristin Armstrong A few months ago, two of my “non-runner” friends independently sent me a link to an event called “The Chardonnay Run”, a 5K followed by a wine and cheese event.  My friends associating me with running and wine brought a smile […]