I remember when I first got into running. I started with a couch to 5k plan and was so proud of myself for running a mile non-stop. I worked up to a full 5k without walking at all and I cried. I had never done anything to make my body stronger like that, and it…Continue reading Why You Should Join a Training Group
Fall Races I Want to Do: Hot Cider Hustle
Heck yes! I was just talking to a friend about how I want to find more races that are not quite a half marathon. I don’t usually exist at permanent half marathon shape like I once was (I’m looking at you 2013 pre-baby body). But I like to join races whenever I hear about them…Continue reading Fall Races I Want to Do: Hot Cider Hustle
My Golden Boy: The Grand Rapids Bridge Run Shirt
When I think about my favorite race shirt, I think of this shirt. When I think about my favorite t-shirt ever, I think of this shirt. When my friends and I remember our favorite races from the last year, we mention this run because of the huge metal and how much we loved the shirt.…Continue reading My Golden Boy: The Grand Rapids Bridge Run Shirt
Grand Rapids Running Groups
Here is my compiled list of running groups and free running events that people can join. Please add to it if you know of more!
Why Rhabdomyolysis is Not Cool, Bro
Yikes. I read this account of a women’s encounter with Rhabdomyolysis and thought it was definitely worth a post. This serious condition comes from working out way too hard, and can seriously set back your training.