March 7th, 2013
As many long-time readers know I really got into “barefoot” running with my Vibram FiveFingers back in 2011. I got the point where I could run about 6-miles in the shoes and ran a few barefoot 5Ks with them on, including another one just last summer. When I
Continue Reading… Is Barefoot Running Dangerous?
July 26th, 2012
On Saturday, July 21 I ran the Lakewood Summer Meltdown 5K, in Lakewood, Ohio.
The race, which was put on by Peace Racing, was a part of the Summer Meltdown street party which features live music, food and entertainment. While runners were encouraged to participate in the “meltdown”
Continue Reading… Race Recap: Lakewood Summer Meltdown 5K (2012)
January 5th, 2012
This week marks 20 weeks until the 2012 Rite Aid Cleveland Half-Marathon.
This week also means it’s time to get down to business. I’ve worked and reworked my training schedule five times over. This is my “final” copy — at least for the moment.
Continue Reading… Half-Marathon Training: The First Leg
December 27th, 2011
Christmas weekend included many blessings, from visiting with family and friends, to remembering our Savior’s birth (although I was sad to miss out on a church service this year) to enjoying a bounty of good food. As I head into the remainder of this week, here’s a little bit of
Continue Reading… Labor of Love
December 6th, 2011
Many moons ago I was sent me pair of VIVOBAREFOOT Evo II barefoot running shoes in navy/dirty blue to try out. I opted to try this style, as the Evo II is specifically designed for outdoor running in the fall and winter seasons, providing me with a barefoot option in
Continue Reading… Review: VIVOBAREFOOT Evo II
October 6th, 2011
I hope everyone is having a great Thursday – probably my favorite day of the week.
4-mile run around the neighborhood in VIVOBAREFOOT Mile 1 – 11:52 Mile 2 – 11:42 Mile 3 – 11:10 Mile 4 – 10:44 This run felt great! The
Continue Reading… Back on the Radar
September 28th, 2011
2.5 mile run in 30:40
Of course I go and write about my training schedule, and then my planned workout turns into a big flop. The husband and I ran around the neighborhood and I wore some new kicks, VIVOBAREFOOT running shoes (full review
Continue Reading… Oh, Rosemary!
September 26th, 2011
Clearly often go awry!
Saturday I had a 6-mile run on tap, which was my scheduled long run this week. The husband agreed to join me. We decided to get up at 6:45 a.m. which would be “sleeping in” by our new standards. First failure – me getting
Continue Reading… The Best Laid Plans
September 13th, 2011
Today’s guest post comes from Becca who writes Peace, Love & Bagels.
Recently I went for a long run. This is pretty typical of my Saturday mornings (especially in the winter when it’s the only time I can run in daylight). The thing is, this
Continue Reading… Going Minimalist
September 9th, 2011
Wednesday: 4-mile treadmill run (46:43)
Thursday: Semi-Planned Rest Day (aka. Last Night on the Town)
Pre-Run (Last Bathroom Shot… at least at this lavatory)
I found myself in an interesting predicament Wednesday. The husband and I had
Continue Reading… Running on a Treadmill with Vibram FiveFingers