Runners helping Houston: 5 ways to help while breaking a sweat

“There are no politics in eight feet of water, there are human beings” -Queen Sandra Bullock It’s been almost a week since Hurricane Harvey made landfall in Texas, but just one week down to a long, difficult journey to rebuild. Texas is one of my favorite places. While my love is specific to the times…

This time it’s different.

Hi, remember me? Yeah, that’s good ol’ drama queen me. I’ve just been over here, still being a drama queen, but actually also, being surprisingly pretty chill. When it comes to running. If ya follow me on the ‘gram, you’ll know that I’m training for my third (!!!!) marathon, my second New York.  You also…

A mighty mile

In the month of June, Strava launched the #MyMile challenge. Here’s what I know about the #MyMile challenge: You had to run a mile There was an event when you could run a mile with everyone else running a mile You should be proud of your mile Running a mile is really f*cking hard I’m…

10. Run, Rest, Learn: What being hurt taught me, about me.

As many of you know, I got injured this year. Not an overuse injury, not a “sprained ankle on my long run injury” – just a real-bad, “you’re OUT!” injury that set me back month, took me our my goal races and totally changed the game for me. I spent some time reflecting on how…

09. Fireside (TV-side) Chat with Bennett Snyder

This episode has been sitting on its pretty little shelf for several weeks now. I was just saving it for the perfect opportunity where my schedule was just a bit too crazy, and the timing was just right. And the time is now! I sat down, on my couch, with one of my favorite people…

08. #NJMarathon Memories and Ramblings

In this episode I go rogue and reflect on all the spontaneously weird things I did the morning of my first marathon, the New Jersey Marathon in 2016. I’ve thrown a few punches at my first marathon experience, and how it compares to the second, but there is something to be said about the first…

Hit the ground run/walking

In case of a fire emergency, you’re supposed to use the back of your hand to test if a surface such as a doorknob is hot. Just to be safe. And that’s exactly how it felt to go on my first run back. Kind of like reaching for a doorknob that might give me a…

07. Are You as Fast as Zach? with Amanda Brooks (FastZach)

I’ve been looking forward to this conversation with Amanda for weeks, if not months now. I first heard Amanda back in December on episode 42 of Lindsey Hein’s “I’ll Have Another” Podcast. I reached out to Amanda to tell her how much I loved the idea of her running route app, FastZach. But — I’ll…